Notes on Tylototriton unterstein with synopsis to species

By Fang, P. W. and Chang, Mangven, L. Y.

SKU# 17504

$ 18.00

Pp. 111-122; 2 text-figures (fine line-drawings).  Publisher’s original gray printed wrappers, sm 4to.  Sinensia: Contributions from the Metropolitan Museum of Natural History, volume 2, no. 9.  According to Adler (volume 2, p.175) this work “demonstrated the validity of Tylototriton (now Echinotriton) asperrimus and describes a new species, T. kweichowensis from the moderate elevations of in Kweichow province (now Guizhou) in southern China.”  The current common name of Echinotriton asperrimus is the Black Knobby Newt.  Rare work.

Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Natural History
Publisher Place Nanking
Date Published 1932
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Front wrapper with marginal sunning, light age-toning to the text, one corner bumped; a clean copy in very good condition.
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