Hynobius yangi Kim, Min, and Matsui, 2003

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

Hynobius yangi Kim, Min, and Matsui, 2003, Zool. Sci., Tokyo, 20: 1163. Holotype: KUHE 29842, by original designation. Type locality: "Hyom-ri, Jangan-eup, Gijang-gun, Busan-shi (129° 17′ E, 35° 19′ N, alt. 45 m)", Korea.

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the immediate region of the type locality in southeastern South Korea.

Comment

In the Hynobius nebulosus species group, most similar to Hynobius leechii according to the original publication. See brief account by Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 46. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 65, provided a brief account, photo, and map. Min, Baek, Song, Chang, and Poyarkov, 2016, Zootaxa, 4169: 475–503, reported on this molecular phylogenetics of this and closely related species. 

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.