Oscaecilia equatorialis
family: Caeciliidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Ecuador

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
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 Pichincha Province, in north-western Ecuador, where it was found below 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This is probably a subterranean species in moist rainforest.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas.


Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Ana Almendáriz, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Oscaecilia equatorialis. In: IUCN 2014


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