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Caecilia antioquiaensis
family: Caeciliidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia

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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 type locality, on the northern Cordillera Central, at Valdivia, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, at around 1,100m asl. It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a subterranean species, occurring in humid tropical forest.

Population

There is no information on its population status; it is known only from a few specimens.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Deforestation is a potential threat to it, but there is not enough information to confirm this.

Conservation Actions

It is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.

Citation

John Lynch, Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia antioquiaensis. In: IUCN 2014

 

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