Hakuba salamander

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The Hakuba salamander or Japanese mountain salamander (Hynobius hidamontanus) is a species of salamander in the family Hynobiidae. This salamander is also synonymous with the mountain salamander (Hynobius tenuis). It is endemic to Japan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, swamps, freshwater springs, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Hakuba salamander
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Hynobius
Species:
H. hidamontanus
Binomial name
Hynobius hidamontanus
Matsui, 1987
Synonyms
  • Hynobius tenuis Nambu, 1991

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kaneko, Y.; Matsui, M. (2004). "Hynobius hidamontanus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T10615A3205400. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T10615A3205400.en.
  • Nambu, H., 1991. Hynobius tenuis (Caudata, Hynobiidae), a new species of salamander from Central Japan. Zoological Science, 8(5): 991–997.