Onychodactylus nipponoborealis Kuro-o, Poyarkov, and Vieites, 2012

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

Onychodactylus nipponoborealis Kuro-o, Poyarkov, and Vieites In Poyarkov, Che, Min, Kuro-o, Yan, Li, Iizuka, and Vieites, 2012, Zootaxa, 3465: 50. Holotype: NSMT H-5711, by original designation. Type locality: " Near the summit of Yasute Mt., environs of Hirakawa City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. In the mountain brooks at an altitude of 450 m a.s.l., geographic coordinates: 40° 33′ N; 140° 38′ E."

Onychodactylus (Onychodactylus) nipponborealisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Tohuku Clawed Salamander (original publication).

Distribution

Mountainous areas of the northern part of the Tohoku region (Yamagata, Miyagi, Akita, Iwate and Aomori Prefectures), northern Honshu, Japan.

Comment

In the Onychodactylus japonicus complex according to the original publication.  Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 49, provided a brief account, photo, and range map. 

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