Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Suriname
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IUCN (Red List) status: Data Deficient (DD).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is known only from the non-specific type locality of "Surinam" (Daudin 1803). Specimens recently collected in French Guiana might prove to be this species, but further taxonomic work is needed to confirm their identification.
Habitat and Ecology
This is presumably a subterranean inhabitant of rainforest, and possibly also secondary habitats.
There is no information on the population status of this species.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is a poorly circumscribed species in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).
This species was removed from synonomy with Caecilia tentaculata by Taylor (1972).
Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia albiventris. In: IUCN 2012