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Liaoxitriton Dong and Wang 1998 (salamander)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

PaleoDB taxon number: 156373

Full reference: Z. Dong and Y. Wang. 1998. A new urodele (Liaoxitriton zhongjiani gen. et sp. nov.) from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning Province, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 36(4):159-172

Parent taxon: Urodela according to P. P. Skutschas and Y. M. Gubin 2012

Sister taxa: Ambystomatoidea, Amphiumidae, Amphiumoidea, Cocytinidae, Cryptobranchoidea, Hemitrypus, Hynobiidae, Iridotriton, Kiyatriton, Laccotriton, Meantes, Menopomidae, Neocaudata, Nesovtriton, Nezpercius, Plethodontidae, Plethodontoidea, Pleurodelidae, Proteidae, Rhyacotritonidae, Salamandra, Salamandridae, Salamandroidea, Seminobatrachus, Sinerpeton, Sirenidae, Thoriidae, Valdotriton

Subtaxa: Liaoxitriton daohugouensis, Liaoxitriton zhongjiani

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Type: Liaoxitriton zhongjiani

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