Hynobius

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Hynobius
Hynobius kimurae (cropped) edit.jpg
Hynobius kimurae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Subclass: Lissamphibia
Order: Caudata
Suborder: Cryptobranchoidea
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Hynobius

Hynobius is a genus of salamander (Asian salamanders) in the Hynobiidae family, endemic to Japan, Korea, China and Far East Russia.

It contains these species:

Species[edit]

Binomial name and author Common name
H. abei Sato, 1934 Abe's salamander
H. amjiensis Gu, 1992 Amji's salamander
H. arisanensis Maki, 1922 Alishan salamander
H. boulengeri (Thompson, 1912) Odaigahara salamander
H. chinensis Günther, 1889 Chinese salamander
H. dunni Tago, 1931 Oita salamander
H. formosanus Maki, 1922 Taiwan salamander
H. fuca Lai & Lue, 2008 Taiwan lesser salamander
H. glacialis Lai & Lue, 2008 Nanhu salamander
H. guabangshanensis Shen, Deng & Wang, 2004 Guabang Shan salamander
H. hidamontanus Matsui, 1987 Hakuba salamander
H. hirosei Lantz, 1931 Mount Ishizuchi salamander
H. katoi Matsui, Kokuryo, Misawa & Nishikawa, 2004 Kato's salamander
H. kimurae Dunn, 1923 Hida salamander
H. leechii Boulenger, 1887 Gensan salamander or Korean salamander
H. lichenatus Boulenger, 1883 Tohoku salamander
H. maoershanensis Zhou, Jiang & Jiang, 2006 Xingan salamander
H. nebulosus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1838) Japanese clouded salamander
H. nigrescens Stejneger, 1907 Japanese black salamander
H. okiensis Sato, 1940 Oki salamander
H. quelpaertensis Mori, 1928 Cheju or Jeju salamander
H. retardatus Dunn, 1923 Hokkaido or Ezo salamander
H. sonani (Maki, 1922) Sonan's salamander
H. stejnegeri Dunn, 1923 amber salamander
H. takedai Matsui & Miyazaki, 1984 Hokuriku salamander
H. tokyoensis Tago, 1931 Tokyo salamander
H. tsuensis Abé, 1922 Tsushima salamander
H. turkestanicus Nikolskii, 1910 Turkestanian salamander
H. yangi Kim, Min & Matsui, 2003 Kori salamander or Yang's salamander
H. yatsui Oyama, 1947 Yatsu's salamander
H. yiwuensis Cai, 1985 Yiwu salamander

External links[edit]

  • Frost, Darrel R. 2008. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July 2008). Hynobius. Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: July 28, 2008).
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2008. Berkeley, California: Hynobius. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/. (Accessed: July 28, 2008).