Tylototriton phukhaensis Pomchote, Khonsue, Thammachoti, Hernandez, Peerachidacho, Suwannapoom, Onishi, and Nishikawa, 2020

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

Tylototriton phukhaensis Pomchote, Khonsue, Thammachoti, Hernandez, Peerachidacho, Suwannapoom, Onishi, and Nishikawa, 2020, Tropical Nat. Hist., Thailand, 20: 154. Holotype: CUMZ-A-7719, by original designation. Type locality: "Doi Dong Ya Wai Mountain, DPKNP [= Doi Phu Kha National Park], Nan Province, Thailand (approximate coordinate 19˚ 11' N, 101˚ 6' E; 1,795 m amsl)". 

English Names

Doi Phu Kha Newt (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (a temporary swamp in the Doi Dong Ya Wai Mountain, Doi Phu Kha National Park, Nan Province, northern Thailand at an elevation of 1795 m). 

Comment

Most closely related to Tylototriton anguliceps and Tylototriton uyenoi, and previously confused with Tylototriton verrucosus, according to the original publication. 

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