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Cynops pyrrhogaster ssp. 'Atsumi'

Japanese fire-bellied newt

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

Atsumi Peninsula, Aichi Prefecture (southeastern), Chubu region, Honshū (central), Japan

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Shimada, Tomohiko, Maeda, Syota and Sakakibara, Masaki. (2016). A Morphological Study of Cynops pyrrhogaster from the Chita Peninsula: Rediscovery of the “Extinct” Atsumi Race Endemic to Peninsular Regions of Aichi Prefecture, Central Japan. Current Herpetology 35(1): 38-52. [Abstract]

Masataka Tagami, Chikako Horie, Toshimasa Kawai, Ai Sakabe and Tomohiko Shimada. (2015). The Mating Behavior of Cynops pyrrhogaster from Gifu and Aichi Prefectures, Central Japan, in Captivity. Current Herpetology 34(1): 12-18. [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/19234/cynops-pyrrhogaster-ssp-atsumi

 

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