Tylototriton

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Tylototriton
Tylotriton shanjiing.jpg
Tylototriton shanjing
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Salamandridae
Subfamily: Pleurodelinae
Genus: Tylototriton
Andersson, 1871
Type species
Tylototriton verrucosus
Anderson, 1871

Tylototriton is a genus of newts known as crocodile newts or knobby newts. About 14 known species are in this genus.[1][2][3] Many species have been described just recently. They range from northeastern India and Nepal through Burma to northern Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and southern China.[2]

Species[edit]

Phylogeny[edit]

The following phylogeny of Tylototriton is from Nishikawa, Matsui & Rao (2014).[5]

Tylototriton 
Subgenus Yaotriton 

Tylototriton panhai



Tylototriton asperrimus



Subgenus Tylototriton 

Tylototriton taliangensis




Tylototriton kweichowensis





Tylototriton verrucosus verrucosus (Nepal)



Tylototriton verrucosus verrucosus (Myanmar)





Tylototriton yangi



Tylototriton uyenoi


T. shanjing complex 

Tylototriton verrucosus pulcherrima




Tylototriton shanjing



Tylototriton verrucosus verrucosus










References[edit]

  1. ^ Max Sparreboom (2013). "Tylototriton Anderson, 1871". Salamanders of the Old World. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Tylototriton Anderson, 1871". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Nishikawa, Kanto; Masafumi Matsui; Tao Thien Nguyen (2013). "A new species of Tylototriton from northern Vietnam (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae)". Current Herpetology. 32: 34–49. doi:10.5358/hsj.32.34. 
  4. ^ Nishikawa, et al: A NEW SPECIES OF TYLOTOTRITON (AMPHIBIA: URODELA: SALAMANDRIDAE) FROM CENTRAL MYANMAR[1]
  5. ^ Nishikawa, Matsui & Rao, 2014 : A new species of Tylototriton (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from central Myanmar. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society, vol. 60, no. 1, p. 9–22.

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