Tylototriton wenxianensis Fei, Ye & Yang, 1984
Wenxian Knobby Newt
|Species Description: Chen X.H., Wang X.W., Tao J. 2010. (in Chinese) A new subspecies of genus Tylototriton from China (Caudata, Salamandridae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica/Dong wu fen lei xue bao. Beijing 35: 666–670|
Taxonomic Notes: Fei, Ye & Jiang 2012 Colored atlas of Chinese amphibians place this species Yaotriton, consider a subgenus by others.
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Body and tail are dark brown or black, with conspicuous orange or yellow markings present on the tips of the toes and the ventral tailfin fold. Venter has a lighter tone than the rest of the body.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
Fei, L. and Ye, C. (2001). The Colour Handbook of the Amphibians of Sichuan. Chinese Forestry Publishing House, Beijing.
Originally submitted by: Michael Li (first posted 2000-02-09)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-11-26)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Tylototriton wenxianensis: Wenxian Knobby Newt <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/5295> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Apr 1, 2023.
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