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Title: A New Species of Tylototriton from Northern Vietnam (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae)
Authors: Nishikawa, Kanto  kyouindb  KAKEN_id
Matsui, Masafumi
Nguyen, Tao Thien
Author's alias: 松井, 正文
Keywords: Tylototriton
Molecular phylogeny
Morphology
New species
Vietnam
Issue Date: Feb-2013
Publisher: Herpetological Society of Japan
Journal title: Current Herpetology
Volume: 32
Issue: 1
Start page: 34
End page: 49
Abstract: A new species of the salamandrid genus Tylototriton is described from Ha Giang and Cao Bang provinces, northern Vietnam, based on molecular and morphological data. The new species differs morphologically from all known congeners in the combination of blackish body coloration; medium-sized body; distinctly rough skin; tubercular vertebral ridge; knob-like rib nodules; large eye; and low, narrow tail. The distribution pattern of species of Tylototriton in Vietnam is briefly discussed.
Rights: © 2013 by The Herpetological Society of Japan
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2433/216847
DOI(Published Version): 10.5358/hsj.32.34
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