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Paradactylodon persicus

Subgenus: Paradactylodon
family: Hynobiidae
subfamily: Hynobiinae
Taxonomic Notes: Some authors recognize the best-known population of this species as a separate species, Paradactylodon gorganensis. Dubois and Raffaelli (2012) Alytes 28: 77-161 consider the creation of the name Paradactylodon to be invalid and offer a substitute name Iranodon. AmphibiaWeb considers Paradactylodon to be a valid name.

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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Iran, Islamic Republic of

IUCN (Red List) status: Near Threatened (NT).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.

 

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