Onychodactylus tsukubaensis Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2013

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

Onychodactylus tsukubaensis Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2013, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 32: 11. Holotype: KUHE 41388, by original designation. Type locality: "a small strean on Mt. Tsukuba (140° 6′ E, 36° 13′ N, 600 m asl) in Sakuragawa-shi (formerly Makabecho), Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan".

Onychodactylus (Onychodactylus) tsukubaensis —   Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 49. 

English Names

Tsukuba Clawed Salamander (original publication).

Distribution

Tsukuba Mountains of eastern Honshu, Japan.

Comment

In the Onychodactylus japonicus group and formerly referred to as subclade II-B of Onychodactylus japonicus by Yoshikawa, Matsui, Nishikawa, Kim, and Kryukov, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 49: 249-259.  Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 49, provided a brief account, photo, and range map. 

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