Abe's salamander

species of amphibian

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.

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


  1. Yoshio Kaneko; Masafumi Matsui (2004). "Hynobius abei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T10613A3204803. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T10613A3204803.en. Retrieved 6 January 2018. Unknown parameter |last-author-amp= ignored (help)