Wenxian Knobby Newt
|Taxonomic Notes: Fei, Ye & Jiang 2012 Colored atlas of Chinese amphibians place this species Yaotriton, consider a subgenus by others.|
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
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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
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.
Written by Michael Li (mzl AT berkeley.edu), UC Berkeley
First submitted 2000-02-09
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-11-26)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Tylototriton wenxianensis: Wenxian Knobby Newt <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/5295> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Nov 12, 2018.
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