Xingan salamander

Xingan salamander

Xingan salamander

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Hynobius maoershanensis

The Xingan salamander (Hynobius maoershanensis ) is a species of salamander in the family Hynobiidae, endemic to China: it is only known from its type locality, Mao'ershan (Mount Mao'er) in the Xing'an County, Guangxi. Its natural habitats are marshes and the surrounding forests. It is threatened by habitat loss and, living close to the summit of Mao'ershan at around 2,000 m (6,600 ft) asl, by climate change. It occurs within the Mao'ershan National Nature Reserve.

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1. Xingan salamander Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xingan_salamander
2. Xingan salamander on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/135908/63849673

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