Tylototriton uyenoi Nishikawa, Khonsue, Pomchote, and Matsui, 2013

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

Tylototriton (Tylototriton) uyenoi Nishikawa, Khonsue, Pomchote, and Matsui, 2013, Zootaxa, 3737: 272. Holotype: KUHE 19147, by original designation. Type locality: "Phuping Rajanives Palace, Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand (18  48’16’’ N, 98  54’9’’ E, 1436 m asl)". 

English Names

Uéno's Knobby Newt (Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 372). 

Chiang Mai Corcodile [sic] Newt (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 67). 


Chiang Mai Province (Doi Ang Khang, Doi Chang Kien, Doi Inthanon, Doi Pui, Chiang Mai, and Doi Suthep), northwestern Thailand and Khao Laem National Park, Kanchanaburi Province, western Thailand at 1507 m elevation; likely extending into adjacent Myanmar.   


Previously confused with Tylototriton verrucosus according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 182-183, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 372–373, reviewed the biology, characteristics, distribution, reproduction, and conservation of the species. Niyomwan, Srisom, and Pawangkhanant, 2019, Field Guide Amph. Thailand: 96–97, provided a brief account (photograph, habitat, and range) for Thailand (in Thai). Hernandez, Escoriza, Pomchote, and Hou, 2019, Herpetol. Bull., London, 147: 15–18, provided a record for Tak Province, northwestern Thailand, and discussed the range and habitat. Bernardes, Le, Nguyen, Pham, Pham, Nguyen, Rödder, Bonkowski, and Ziegler, 2020, ZooKeys, 935: 121–164 , provided a range map that suggested the presence of this species in Myanmar and Vietnam, although the provenance of specimens was not provided. Hernandez and Pomchote, 2020, Bull. Soc. Herpetol. France, 175: 64–67, provided a record from Khao Laem National Park, Kanchanaburi province, western Thailand. Makchai, Chuaynkern, Safoowong, Chuachat, and Cota, 2020, Amph. N. Thailand: 188–189, provided photographs, a brief account for Thailand, and a range map. In the Tylototriton (Tylototritonverrucosus species group of Poyarkov, Nguyen, and Arkhipov, 2021, Taprobanica, 10: 4–22, who discussed phylogenetics. Rongchapho, Nampochai, Makchai, and Cota, Thailand Nat. Hist. Mus. J., 15: 59–64, reported  on morphology and distribution within Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. In the Tylototriton verrucosus group of Lyu, Wang, Zeng, Zhou, Qi, Wan, Li, and Wang, 2021, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 71: 697–710, who discussed phylogenetics. Population from Tak Province, Thailand, is now assigned to Tylototriton umphangensis

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