Onychodactylus intermedius Nishikawa and Matsui, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Hynobiidae > Subfamily: Onychodactylinae > Genus: Onychodactylus > Species: Onychodactylus intermedius

Onychodactylus intermedius Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2014, Zootaxa, 3866: 59. Holotype: KUHE 47455, by original designation. Type locality: "the headstream of a small branch of Osawa River (140°11′E, 37°26′N, 790 m a.s.l.) in Koriyama-shi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan". 

English Names

Bandai clawed salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

Northern to southeastern Yamagata, southern Miyagi, and the northeastern half of Fukushima Prefectures of southern Tohoku District, northern Niigata Prefecture of Hokuriku District, and northeastern Ibaraki Prefecture of Kanto District, all in eastern Honshu, Japan. 

Comment

Confused with Onychodactylus japonicus prior to its recognition as an unnamed species (Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2013, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 32: 9–25). 

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