Kuankuoshui salamander

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Kuankuoshui salamander
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Pseudohynobius
Species: P. kuankuoshiensis
Binomial name
Pseudohynobius kuankuoshuiensis
Xu, Zeng, & Fu, 2007

The Kuankuoshui salamander (Pseudohynobius kuankuoshuiensis) is a species of salamander in the Hynobiidae family. It is endemic to China and only know from its type locality, Shuiyang, in Guizhou Province. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, streams, and pools. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Kuankuoshui salamander is a relative large salamander, about 20 cm (7.9 in) in total length.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Xie Feng (2008). "Pseudohynobius kuankuoshuiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Max Sparreboom (2013). "Pseudohynobius kuankuoshuiensis Xu & Zeng, 2007". Salamanders of the Old World. Retrieved 17 April 2013.