Cynops fudingensis Wu, Wang, Jiang, and Hanken, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Cynops > Species: Cynops fudingensis

Cynops fudingensis Wu, Wang, Jiang, and Hanken, 2010, Zootaxa, 2346: 48. Holotype: CIB 97879, by original designation. Type locality: "near Mt. Taimu (27° 07´ N, 120° 10´ E; elevation 718 m), Fuding, Fujian Province, P. R. China".

Hypselotriton (Cynotriton) fudingensisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2011, Alytes, 27: 152. 

English Names

Fuding Fire-bellied Newt (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 123). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (vicinity of Fuding, Fujian Province, China, 718 m elevation).

Comment

The sister-taxon of Cynops orientalis according to the original publication. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 123, provided an account, photographs, and map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 401–403, provided an account, photograph, an range map and note that this is a member of the Cynops cyanurus group. 

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