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Paramesotriton hongkongensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Salamandridae
Genus: Paramesotriton
Chang, 1935

Paramesotriton, or (Asian) warty newts, is a genus of salamanders in the Salamandridae family. According to the Amphibian Species of the World, it contains the following species:[1]

In addition, the following species may be included, although the Amphibian Species of the World, following Dubois and Raffaëlli, puts it to monotypic genus Laotriton:[2]


  1. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Paramesotriton Chang, 1935". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Dubois, Alain; Jean Raffaëlli (2009). "A new ergotaxonomy of the family Salamandridae Goldfuss, 1820 (Amphibia, Urodela)" (PDF). Alytes. 26: 1–85. 

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