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Guangxi warty newt

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Guangxi warty newt

Paramesotriton guanxiensis
Scientific classification
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Salamandridae
Genus: Paramesotriton
Species: P. guanxiensis
Binomial name
Paramesotriton guanxiensis
Huang, Tang & Tang, 1983

Trituroides guanxiensis Huang, Tang & Tang, 1983
Paramesotriton guangxiensis (incorrect spelling)

The Guangxi warty newt (Paramesotriton guanxiensis) is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family. It is found only in China: it is only known from Paiyangshan, Ningming County, in Guangxi Province. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Female Guangxi warty newts reach a total length of 134 mm (5.3 in), males are slightly longer.[1]


  • Yuan Zhigang, Zhao Ermi, Lu Shunqing 2004. Paramesotriton guanxiensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 9 July 2007.
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