Laotriton laoensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Laotriton
Species: Laotriton laoensis

Name[edit]

Laotriton laoensis (Stuart & Papenfuss, 2002)

Type locality: "Laos (Lao PDR), Saysamboun Special Zone, in pool of Houay Sang Kat Stream (18° 52´ 49 N 103° 06´ 32 E; 1160 m elevation) at base of Phou Sang Kat mountain".

Holotype: FMNH 257856.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Paramesotriton laoensis Stuart & Papenfuss, 2002
  • Laotriton laoensis — Dubois & Raffaëlli, 2009

References[edit]

  • Stuart, B.L. & T.J. Papenfuss. 2002: A new salamander of the genus Paramesotriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Laos. Journal of Herpetology, 36: 145–148. DOI: 10.1670/0022-1511(2002)036[0145:ANSOTG]2.0.CO;2
  • Dubois, A. & J. Raffaëlli. 2009: A new ergotaxonomy of the family Salamandridae Goldfuss, 1820 (Amphibia, Urodela). Alytes. Paris, 26: 1–85. Full Article
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Laotriton laoensis. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Laos Warty newt