Tylototriton panwaensis Grismer, Wood, Quah, Thura, Espinoza, and Murdoch, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Tylototriton > Species: Tylototriton panwaensis

Tylototriton panwaensis Grismer, Wood, Quah, Thura, Espinoza, and Murdoch, 2019, J. Nat. Hist., London, 53: 483. Holotype: CAS 245418, by original designation. Type locality: "vicinity of Panwa Village, Panwa Township, Myitkyina District, Kachin State, Myanmar (25.60425° N, 98.37664°E, WGS84) at 2256 m in elevation". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BE851CE6-81BD-488C-A616-39A948A2B9C6

English Names

None noted. 


Known  from the vicinity of Panwa Town (Panwa Township) and Sadung (Myitkyina Township), Myitkyina District, Kachin State, Myanmar; a closely related population, possibly a distinct species is known from 304 km to the west at Lahe Township, Khandi District, Sagaing Region, Myanmar. 


 Zaw, Yin, Chit, and Hmwe, 2020, Univ. Mandalay Res. J., 11: 59–72, characterized the population from Sadung, Myitkyina District, Kachin State, Myanmar, via morphometrics and molecular markers. In the Tylototriton (Tylototritonverrucosus species group of Poyarkov, Nguyen, and Arkhipov, 2021, Taprobanica, 10: 4–22, who discussed phylogenetics.

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