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The Chuxiong fire-bellied newt (Cynops cyanurus) is a species of salamander in the family Salamandridae that is endemic to China where it is only found in Guizhou and Yunnan. It also occurs in Kunming Lake.

Chuxiong fire-bellied newt
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C. cyanurus
Binomial name
Cynops cyanurus
Liu, Hu & Yang, 1962

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and irrigated land. It is threatened by habitat loss.

ReferencesEdit

  • Yang, D.; Lu, S. (2004). "Hypselotriton cyanurus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T59440A11941868. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59440A11941868.en. Retrieved 20 December 2017.