Abe's salamander

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Abe salamander
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Hynobius
Species: H. abei
Binomial name
Hynobius abei
Sato, 1934

The Abe's salamander (Hynobius abei) is a species of salamander in the Hynobiidae family endemic to Japan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, freshwater marshes, and freshwater springs. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Yoshio Kaneko; Masafumi Matsui (2004). "Abe's Salamander". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 July 2007.