Tylototriton umphangensis Pomchote, Peerachidacho, Hernandez, Sapewisut, Khonsue, Thammachoti, and Nishikawa, 2021

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

Tylototriton umphangensis Pomchote, Peerachidacho, Hernandez, Sapewisut, Khonsue, Thammachoti, and Nishikawa, 2021, ZooKeys, 1072: 94. Holotype: CUMZ-A-8243, by original designation. Type locality: "Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary, Tak Province, western Thailand, approximate coordinate 16˚12’ N, 98˚58’ E; ca 1,150 m a.m.s.l."

English Names

Umphang Crocodile Newt (original publication). 

Distribution

Restricted to evergreen hill forests in Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary, Tak Province, western Thailand

Comment

The sister taxon of Tylototriton uyenoi, with which it has previously been confused, according to the original publication, where comparative morphology and molecular markers were discussed. 

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