Hida salamander

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Hida salamander
Hynobius kimurae (cropped) edit.jpg
Hynobius kimurae (adult)2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Hynobius
Species: H. kimurae
Binomial name
Hynobius kimurae
Dunn, 1923

The Hida salamander (Hynobius kimurae) is a species of salamander in the family Hynobiidae, the Asiatic salamanders. It is endemic to Japan. It lives in deciduous, coniferous, and mixed forests, where it breeds in streams.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaneko, Y. and M. Matsui. 2004. Hynobius kimurae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004. Downloaded on 25 June 2016.