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Caecilia albiventris
family: Caeciliidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Suriname

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

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.

Population

There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is a poorly circumscribed species in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).

Taxonomic Notes

This species was removed from synonymy with Caecilia tentaculata by Taylor (1972).

Citation

Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia albiventris. In: IUCN 2013

 

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