Lyciasalamandra atifi (Basoglu, 1967)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Salamandrinae > Genus: Lyciasalamandra > Species: Lyciasalamandra atifi

Mertensiella luschani atifi Başoğlu, 1967, Sci. Rep. Fac. Sci. Ege Univ., Izmir, 44: 3-11. Holotype: SZE 1/1967, by original designation. Type locality: "Türbelinaz, Alanya (southern Anatolia)", Turkey.

Lyciasalamandra atifiVeith and Steinfartz, 2004, Salamandra, 40: 76.

Lyciasalamandra atifi atifi Yildiz and Akman, 2015, Herpetozoa, Wien, 28: 7. 

Lyciasalamandra atifi bayrami Yildiz and Akman, 2015, Herpetozoa, Wien, 28: 7. Holotype: ZMADYU 2011/216-2, by original designation. Type locality: "Dim Cave, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey, 232 m a.s.l."

Lyciasalamandra atifi oezi Tok, Afsar, and Yakin, 2016, Ecol. Nontenegrina, 9: 40. Holotype: Collection of the Molecular Zootaxonomy Laboratory of Çanakkale, Onsekiz Mart University, unnumbered. Type locality: "between the Hasdere and Doğanca Villages in Gazipaşa - Antalya, (Turkey) 390 m a.s.l." https://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F28A9E7F-5715-4C71-9A47-3DCCB5E1686F

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Along the Taurus range from the region of Alanya in the East to Selge in the West, southern Anatolia, Turkey, 190–1300 m elevation.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 602. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 214, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Yildiz and Akman, 2015, Herpetozoa, Wien, 28: 3–13, discussed range and geographic variation, culminating in the recognition of two subspecies. 

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