Onychodactylus zhaoermii Che, Poyarkov, and Yan, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Hynobiidae > Subfamily: Onychodactylinae > Genus: Onychodactylus > Species: Onychodactylus zhaoermii

Onychodactylus zhaoermii Che, Poyarkov, and Yan In Poyarkov, Che, Min, Kuro-o, Yan, Li, Iizuka, and Vieites, 2012, Zootaxa, 3465: 70. Holotype: KIZ 06130, by original designation. Type locality: "Huashan village environs, Sanjiazi subcounty, Xiuyan County, Liaoning Province, China, altitude 542 m a. s. l.; geographic coordinates: 40° 28′ N; 123° 16′ E".

Onychodactylus (Onychodactylus) zhaoermiiDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Liaoning Clawed Salamander (original publication).


Permanent streams in the Qianshan Mountains and the mountain areas of Liaonong peninsula in Liaoning Province of China, 500 t0 800 m elevation.


In the Onychodactylus koreanus complex, according to the original publication. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 64, provided an account, photographs, and map.  Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 51, provided a brief account, photo, and range map. See account, photograph, and map by Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 195–197.

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