Animalia > Chordata > Amphibia > Caudata > Salamandridae > Tylototriton > Tylototriton verrucosus

Tylototriton verrucosus (Mandarin salamander)

Synonyms: Tylototriton shanjing

Wikipedia Abstract

Tylototriton shanjing, the emperor newt, Mandarin newt or Mandarin salamander, is a highly toxic newt native to China.
View Wikipedia Record: Tylototriton verrucosus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 15.77
EDGE Score: 3.51


Adult Length [1]  6 inches (16.5 cm)
Litter Size [2]  43
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  11 years
Adult Weight [1]  29.3 grams
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Female Maturity [2]  4 years
Male Maturity [2]  4 years


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan No
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License