Paramesotriton longliensis Li, Tian, Gu, and Xiong, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Paramesotriton > Species: Paramesotriton longliensis

Paramesotriton longliensis Li, Tian, Gu, and Xiong, 2008, Zool. Res., Kunming, 29: 313. Holotype: LTHC 0705015, by original designation. Type locality: Shuichang village, Longli County, Guizhou Province, 26°26´57.4N, 107°00´0.1E, China, 1142 m elevation.

Paramesotriton (Paramesotriton) longliensisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2009, Alytes, 26: 49, 65.

Paramesotriton (Allomesotriton) longliensisGu, Wang, Chen, Tian, and Li, 2012, Zootaxa, 3150: 59.

Paramesotriton (Karstotriton) longliensis — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 362. 

English Names

Longli Warty Newt ( Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 116). 

Distribution

Hubei (Xianfeng), Chongqing (Youyang), and Guizhou (Longli and Suiyang), China, at 1100 to 1200 m elevation.

Comment

Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1620-1625, provided an account , figures, and range map. Wu, Jiang, and Hanken, 2010, Zootaxa, 2494: 55-56, reported a population from near Shizilu village, Xianfeng county, Hubei, China. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 89, provided a brief account including photographs. Gu, Wang, Chen, Tian, and Li, 2012, Zootaxa, 3150: 59-68, transferred this species to Allomesotriton, the former Paramesotriton caudopunctatus group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 116, provided an account, photographs, and map.  Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 165, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 362–364, provided an account, photograph, and range map. 

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