This species is known only from the non-specific type locality of "Ecuador" (Taylor 1968).
Habitat and Ecology
There is no information on its habitat and ecological preferences, although it is presumably a subterranean species.
There is no information on the population of this species.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).
The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.
Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Ana Almendáriz, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia subterminalis. In: IUCN 2013