Tylototriton shanorum Nishikawa, Matsui, and Rao, 2014

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

Tylototriton (Tylototriton) shanorum Nishikawa, Matsui, and Rao, 2014, Nat. Hist. Bull. Siam Soc., 60: 16. Holotype: CAS 230940, by original designation. Type locality: "Taunggyi Township, Shan State, Myanmar (20° 48′ 28.5″ N, 97°02′ 45.1″ E, 1457 m asl)". 


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar). 


Previously confused with Tylototriton verrucosus, but actually distant from that species according to an ML tree of ND2 in the original publication, where the unnamed Nepal population was also discussed. See comment under Tylototriton himalayanus.  Grismer, Wood, Quah, Thura, Espinoza, Grismer, Murdoch, and Lin, 2018, Zootaxa, 4500: 553–573, discussed in detail the morphology and phylogenetic relations of this species. 

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