Pseudohynobius shuichengensis Tian, Gu, Li, Sun, and Li, 1998

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Hynobiidae > Subfamily: Hynobiinae > Genus: Pseudohynobius > Species: Pseudohynobius shuichengensis

Pseudohynobius shuichengensis Tian, Li, Sun, and Gu, 1998, J. Liupanshiu Teacher's Coll., 1998(4): 9-13. Holotype: LTHC 9460080, by original designation. Type locality: Shuicheng County, Guizhou Province, China, with an elevation of 1820 meters. Dubois, Crombie, and Glaw, 2005, Alytes, 23: 48, selection of this spelling as the correct original spelling, acting as First Revisor. 

Pseudohynobius shuichengensis Tian, Li, and Gu, 2006, Acta Zool. Sinica, 52: XXx. Holotype: LTHC 9460080, by original designation. Type locality: Shuicheng County, Guizhou Province, China, with an elevation of 1820 meters. Objective synonym of Pseudohynobius shuichengensis Tian, Gu, Sun, and Li, 1998. See Ohler, Frétey, and Dubois, 2015, Zootaxa, 3963: 595–596, for discussion and selection of this spelling, as First Revisors, as the correct original spelling. 

Pseudohynobius (Pseudohynobius) shuichengensisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Shuicheng Salamander (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 58).  

Distribution

Known only from the region of the type locality (Shuicheng County, Guizhou Province, China, 1800–1970 m elevation).

Comment

Redescribed and discussed by Tian, Li, and Gu, 2006, Acta Zool. Sinica, 52: 522-527 (who chose another specimen, Liupanshui Teacher's College 9460080, as holotype), who also noted the similarity of this species to Pseudohynobius flavomaculatus. Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 63-64, provided a brief account. Dubois, Crombie, and Glaw, 2005, Alytes, 23: 48, noted variant spellings in the original publication as as first revisors chose shuichengensis is the correct spelling. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1611–1616, provided an account , figures, and range map. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 54-55, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 81 , provided a brief account, photo, and map.  See Ohler, Frétey, and Dubois, 2015, Zootaxa, 3963: 595–596, for discussion of the original publication. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 224–226, provided an account, photographs, and range map.  

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