Echinotriton andersoni

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Echinotriton andersoni


Taxonavigation: Salamandroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Urodela
Subordo: Salamandroidea

Familia: Salamandridae
Subfamilia: Pleurodelinae
Genus: Echinotriton
Species: Echinotriton andersoni


Echinotriton andersoni (Boulenger, 1892)

Type locality: "Okinawa, or Great Loo Choo Island" (= Okinawa), Ryukyu Is., Japan.

Holotype: BM 1947.9.5.89.


  • Tylototriton Andersoni Boulenger, 1892
  • Echinotriton andersoniNussbaum & Brodie, 1982
  • Tylototriton (Echinotriton) andersoniZhao & Hu, 1984
  • Pleurodeles (Tylototrion) andersoniRisch, 1985
  • Pleurodeles (Echinotriton) andersoniDubois, 1987


  • Boulenger, 1892, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 10: 304.
  • Nussbaum and Brodie, 1982, Herpetologica, 38: 321.
  • Fei, Ye, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 44.
  • Frost, D. 2008. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Echinotriton andersoni
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Echinotriton andersoni. AmphibiaWeb, available at

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Anderson's Crocodile Newt
日本語: イボイモリ