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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Salamandridae
Genus: Pachytriton
Boulenger, 1879

Pachytriton, paddle-tail newts or Chinese newts, is a genus of salamanders in the Salamandridae family. The currently described species are:[1][2]


  1. ^ Max Sparreboom (2011). "Pachytriton Boulenger, 1878". Salamanders of the Old World. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2011). "Pachytriton Boulenger, 1878". Amphibian Species of the World 5.5, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 6 January 2013.