Lyciasalamandra arikani n. sp. & L. yehudahi n. sp. (Amphibia: Salamandridae), two new Lycian salamanders from Southwestern Anatolia


Gocmen B. , AKMAN B.

NORTH-WESTERN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, vol.8, no.1, pp.181-194, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.07.009
  • Title of Journal : NORTH-WESTERN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-194

Abstract

Two new species of Lycian salamanders, Lyciasalamandra arikani n. sp. and L. yehudahi n.sp. are described and their relationships with similar and neighbouring taxa are discussed. Both taxa originate from areas new for the genus, with the former from around Erentepe Mt. (Kumluca, Antalya) and the latter from Tahtali Mt. (Kemer, Antalya) ill the southern parts of Beydaglari Mountain range in southwestern Anatolia. Some information about their habitats and behaviour are reported.