Salamandra maxima Temminck & Schlegel, 1838,

Miracle, Eulàlia Gassó, Van, Lars W., Ostende, Den Hoek & Arntzen, Jan Willem, 2007, Type specimens of amphibians in the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands, Zootaxa 1482, pp. 25-68: 56

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.176896

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scientific name

Salamandra maxima Temminck & Schlegel, 1838
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Salamandra maxima Temminck & Schlegel, 1838 

Temminck & Schlegel, 1838. Fauna Japonica, 3: 127; pls. VI-VIII. Current name: Andrias japonicus (Temminck, 1836) 

Lectotype: RMNH 2392, 1 juv. Loc.: Japon. Leg.: Ph.F. von Siebold.

Paralectotypes: RMNH 2394, 1 spec. Loc.: Japon. Leg.: Ph.F. von Siebold.

RMNH 18562, 1 ad. skeleton. Loc.: Japon.

Remarks. The type locality given by Temminck & Schlegel (1838: 135) is “Sakanosta,…, des monts Suzuga jama” and “mont Okude”. The lectotype was selected by Hoogmoed (1978: 102). There is a paralectotype in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris ( MNHNP 7614), and although not included in Hoogmoed (1978), Bauer et al. (1993: 290) listed ZMB 30646View Materials as paralectotype, in the Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, obtained through exchange with the Leiden museum. All these specimens are also the type series of Megalobatrachus Sieboldii Tschudi, 1838  and of Triton japonicus Temminck, 1836  .

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

ZMB

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Zoological Collections)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Caudata

Family

Salamandridae

Genus

Salamandra