Tylototriton tongziensis Li, Liu, Shi, Wei, and Wang, 2022

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

Tylototriton tongziensis Li, Liu, Shi, Wei, and Wang, 2022, Zootaxa, 5128: 253. Holotype: CIB WB2020190, by original designation. Type locality: "Huanglian Nature Reserve (28° 29′ N, 107° 02′ E, ca. 1510 m a.s.l.), Tongzi County, Guizhou Province, China." http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5F4EBB6C-8CD3-4DCD-9524-C4E3F3FC712C

Tylototriton (Yaotriton) tongziensis — Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 292.

English Names

Tongzi Knobby Newt (original publication). 

Tongzi Crocodile Newt (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 292).

Distribution

Montane forests of Huanglian Nature Reserve, Tongzi County, Guizhou Province, China. 

Comment

Most closely related to Tylototriton dabienicus, according to the original publication, where comparative morphology and mtDNA markers were detailed. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 292, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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