Abe's salamander

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Abe's salamander
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Hynobius
H. abei
Binomial name
Hynobius abei
Sato [fr], 1934

The Abe's salamander (Hynobius abei) is a species of salamander. They are in the Hynobiidae family. They live in Japan. They live in forests, freshwater marshes, and freshwater springs. Their population is declining because of habitat loss. The IUCN lists the species as critically endangered.

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  1. "Hynobius abei: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T10613A177179447". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 22 September 2020. doi:10.2305/iucn.uk.2021-1.rlts.t10613a177179447.en. S2CID 242379631. Retrieved 22 June 2022.