Hynobius guabangshanensis Shen, 2004

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

Hynobius guabangshanensis Shen in Shen, Deng, and Wang, 2004, Acta Zool. Sinica, 50: 209. Holotype: HNNUL 02112404., by original designation. Type locality: "Guabang Shan Tree Farm (26° 37′ 8″ N,111° 56′ 1″ E), Qiyang County, Hunan Province, China. Altitude 720 m".

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

English Names

Guabangshan Hynobiid (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 36). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Guabang Shan Tree Farm (26º 37′ 8″ N, 111º 56′ 1″ E), Qiyang County, Hunan Province, China. Altitude 720 m.

Comment

Most similar to Hynobius amjiensis, according to the original publication. See brief account by Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 45. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1600-1604, provided an account , figures, and range map. Nishikawa, Jiang, Matsui, Mo, Chen, Kim, Tominaga, and Yoshikawa, 2010, Zootaxa, 2426: 65-67, suggested that this species is the sister taxon of Hynobius chinesis + Hynobius maoershanensis. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 44, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 36–37, provided an account, photographs, and map for China. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 63, provided a brief account, photo, and map. See account by Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 162–163. 

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