Hynobius glacialis Lai and Lue, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Hynobiidae > Subfamily: Hynobiinae > Genus: Hynobius > Species: Hynobius glacialis

Hynobius glacialis Lai and Lue, 2008, Herpetologica, 64: 73. Holotype: NTNUB 201676, by original designation. Type locality: "Nanhu Lodge of Mount Nanhu . . ., Taichung County, . . . . 24°24′N, 121°25′E. Elevation 3536 m.", Taiwan, China.

Hynobius (Poyarius) glacialisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

Hynobius (Makihynobius) glacialis — Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 47. 

English Names

Nanhu Salamander (original publication).

Glacial Hynobiid (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 47). 


Northern Central and Syueshan Mountain ranges of Taiwan at elevations above 3000 m.


The sister taxon of Hynobius sonani + Hynobius arisanensis according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 60, provided a brief account, photo, and map. See account, photograph, and map by Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 180–182. 

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