Megalobatrachus Sieboldii Tschudi, 1837,

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: 48

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Megalobatrachus Sieboldii Tschudi, 1837
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Megalobatrachus Sieboldii Tschudi, 1837 

Tschudi, 1837, Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Geogn. Geol. Petrefactenkunde, 5: 547. Current name: Andrias japonicus ( Temminck, 1836) 

Lectotype: RMNH 2392, 1 juv. Loc.: “ Japan ”. Leg.: Ph.F. von Siebold.

Paralectotypes: RMNH 2394, 1 spec. Loc.: “ Japan ”. Leg.: Ph.F. von Siebold.

RMNH 18562, 1 ad. skeleton. Loc.: “ Japan ”.

Remarks. The lectotype was selected by Hoogmoed (1978: 102). There is also a paralectotype in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris ( MNHNP 7614). These specimens are also the type series of Salamandra maxima Temminck & Schlegel, 1838  and of Triton japonicus Temminck, 1836  .

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