Hynobius is a genus of salamander (Asian salamanders) in the family Hynobiidae, occurring in Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Far East Russia.

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Hynobius kimurae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Suborder: Cryptobranchoidea
Family: Hynobiidae
Subfamily: Hynobiinae
Genus: Hynobius
Tschudi, 1838

It contains these species:


Species included (as of March 2021):[1]


  1. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2019). "Hynobius". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Retrieved 9 October 2019.

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