Hynobius shinichisatoi Nishikawa and Matsui, 2014

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

Hynobius shinichisatoi Nishikawa and Matsui, 2014, Zootaxa, 3852: 207. Holotype: KUHE 24878, by original designation. Type locality: "Saeki-shi, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan (alt. 900 m a.s.l.)". 

Distribution

Kyushu Island, from the Sobo-Katamuki Mountains, the montane region consisting of the northwestern part of Miyazaki Prefecture, southwestern part of Oita Prefecture, and northeastern part of Kumamoto Prefecture, 550 m to 1400 m in elevation.  

Comment

According to the original publication, confused with Hynobius boulengeri and the sister taxon of a group composed of Hynobius osumiensis, Hynobius amakusaensis, and Hynobius stejnegeri. 

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