Tylototriton anguliceps Le, Nguyen, Nishikawa, Nguyen, Pham, Matsui, Bernardes, and Nguyen, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Tylototriton > Species: Tylototriton anguliceps

Tylototriton anguliceps Le, Nguyen, Nishikawa, Nguyen, Pham, Matsui, Bernardes, and Nguyen, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 34: 45. Holotype: HNUE A.I.1.109, by original designation. Type locality: "Muong Nhe Nature Reserve, Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien Province, Vietnam (22° 18.580′ N, 102° 11.026′ E, elevation 1704 m asl)". 

English Names

Angular-headed Newt (original publication). 

Distribution

Reported from Doi Lahnga, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand, Phou Ya Kaho, Viengphoukha District, Luang Namtha Province, Laos, and Muong Nhe, Dien Bien Province, and Thuan Chau, Son La Province, northern Vietnam; likely to occur in isouthernmost Yunnan, China. 

Comment

Nested within the clade comprised of Tylototriton uyenoi, Tylototriton shanjing, Tylototriton verrucosus, and Tylototriton yangi, according to the original publication. See brief account by Phimmachak, Aowphol, and Stuart, 2015, Zootaxa, 4006: 297–299, who provided the Laos locality.  

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