Cynops cyanurus
Blue-tailed Fire-bellied Newt, Chuxiong Fire-bellied Newt
Subgenus: Cynotriton
family: Salamandridae
subfamily: Pleurodelinae
Taxonomic Notes: Placed in Hypselotriton (Hypselotriton) by Dubois and Raffaelli 2009, 2012 Alytes. Dubois and Raffaelli 2012 Alytes and Raffaelli 2013recognize yunnanensis as a valid species, but this is not followed by Chinese authors, and by Sparreboom 2014, who do not even recognize it as a subspecies.

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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.


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Fei, L., Ye, C. Y., Huang, Y. Z., & Liu, M. Y. (1999). Atlas of amphibians of China. Henan Science and Technology Press.

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