Laotriton laoensis (Stuart and Papenfuss, 2002)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Laotriton > Species: Laotriton laoensis

Paramesotriton laoensis Stuart and Papenfuss, 2002, J. Herpetol., 36: 146. Holotype: FMNH 257856, by original designation. Type locality: "Laos (Lao PDR), Saysamboun Special Zone, in pool of Houay Sang Kat Stream (18° 52´ 49 N 103° 06´ 32 E; 1160 m elevation) at base of Phou Sang Kat mountain".

Laotriton laoensisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2009, Alytes, 26: 48.

English Names

None noted.


Xaysamboun District of Vientiane Province, Phoukhout and Pek districts of Xiengkhouang Province, and Phoukhoun District of Louangphabang Province, Laos.


 Phimmachak, Stuart, and Sivongxay, 2012, J. Herpetol., 46: 120-128, discussed the range, population size, natural history, and conservation status. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 166–167, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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