Chinese salamander

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The Chinese salamander (Hynobius chinensis) is a species of salamander in the family Hynobiidae endemic to China. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, freshwater marshes, freshwater springs, and arable land. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Chinese salamander
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Hynobius
H. chinensis
Binomial name
Hynobius chinensis
Günther, 1889

The Chinese salamander is a terrestrial animal and only lives in water during its breeding period.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2020). "Hynobius chinensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T59092A63877055. Retrieved 17 July 2020.