Odaigahara salamander

The Odaigahara salamander is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Odaigahara Salamander (Hynobius boulengeri) is a species of salamander in the Hynobiidae family. It is endemic to Japan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, and freshwater springs. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

2) adult Odaigahara salamander had preyed on larval Japanese clawed salamander. (Data No.momo080506hb01b) Copyrights belong to author. More

also home to the Odaigahara salamander, which can also be found in the mountain regions of Kii and Shikoku and has zoological geographic significance equivalent to that of the Japanese serow. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Hynobiidae
Genus : Hynobius
Species : boulengeri
Authority : (Thompson, 1912)