Echinotriton maxiquadratus Hou, Wu, Yang, Zheng, Yuan, and Li, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Echinotriton > Species: Echinotriton maxiquadratus

Echinotriton maxiquadratus Hou, Wu, Yang, Zheng, Yuan, and Li, 2014, Zootaxa, 3895: 96. Holotype: SY20131101ENT, by original designation. Type locality: "under rocks on a mountain in southern China 

English Names

Mountain Spiny Newt (original publication). 

Distribution

Not stated beyond "a mountain in southern China" in an attempt to forestall the extinction of the population due to commercial collecting. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Echinotriton chinhaiensis according to the original publication. 

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