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Tylototriton asperrimus
Black Knobby Newt
Subgenus: Yaotriton
family: Salamandridae
subfamily: Pleurodelinae
Taxonomic Notes: Fei, Ye & Jiang 2012 Colored atlas of Chinese amphibians place this species in what others consider subgenus Yaotriton. Tylototriton hainanensis was placed in the synonymy of T. asperrimus by Yuan et al 2011 Zool Res 32: 577-584.

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China, Viet Nam

 

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


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