Tylototriton sparreboomi Bernardes, Le, Nguyen, Pham, Pham, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2020

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

Tylototriton sparreboomi Bernardes, Le, Nguyen, Pham, Pham, Nguyen, and Ziegler in Bernardes, Le, Nguyen, Pham, Pham, Nguyen, Rödder, Bonkowski, and Ziegler, 2020, ZooKeys, 935: 150. Holotype: IEBR 4476, by original designation. Type locality: "Sa De Phin Commune, Sin Ho District, Lai Chau Province, Vietnam, at an elevation of 1670 m a.s.l.". http://zoobank.org/4599D131-7C89-4D62-B43A-15E24C6473B9 

Tylototriton (Yaotriton) sparreboomiPoyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 67. 

English Names

Sparreboom’s Crocodile Newt (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 67). 

Lai Chau Crocodile Newt (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 285).

Distribution

Known only from the immediate area of the type locality in Sa De Phin Commune, Sin Ho District,, Lai Chau Province, northern Vietnam, 1670 m elevation. 

Comment

In the Tylototriton asperrimus complex, according to the original publication. In the Tylototriton (Yaotritonasperrimus species group of Poyarkov, Nguyen, and Arkhipov, 2021, Taprobanica, 10: 4–22, who discussed phylogenetics. In the Tylototriton asperrimus group of Lyu, Wang, Zeng, Zhou, Qi, Wan, Li, and Wang, 2021, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 71: 697–710, who discussed phylogenetics. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 285–286, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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