Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guyana
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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 type locality of "a small creek tributary to Río Mazaruni" (Taylor 1968) in Guyana, but the precise locality is not known. Another specimen without precise locality data also exists from Cayenne City, French Guiana (Lescure and Marty 2001). Due to these uncertainties a map of this species' distribution has not been drawn for this assessment.
Habitat and Ecology
This is presumably a subterranean species, living in lowland tropical forest.
The population status of this species is unknown.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is not known from any protected areas.
Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Oscaecilia zweifeli. In: IUCN 2012