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    • Protohynobius puxiongensis
    • Pseudohynobius puxiongensis
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    • Puxiong's Protohynobiid

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Description from Wikipedia

The Puxiong salamander, Pseudohynobius puxiongensis, is a species of salamander in the Hynobiidae family, endemic to China. It is only known from the vicinity of its type locality, in Puxiong, in Yuexi County, Sichuan Province. The area belongs to the Hengduan Mountains that form the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The Puxiong salamander is a relatively small salamander with a slender body form.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.