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Hakuba salamander

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Caudata
Genus  Hynobius
Higher classification  Hynobius
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Hynobiidae
Scientific name  Hynobius hidamontanus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Cryptobranchoidea, Hokuriku salamander, Amber‑colored salamander, Tsushima salamander, Hynobius

The Hakuba salamander or Japanese mountain salamander (Hynobius hidamontanus) is a species of salamander in the Hynobiidae family. 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.

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Hakuba salamander Wikipedia


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