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Ichthyophis husaini Pillai & Ravichandran, 1999

Husain's caecilian

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of Ichthyophis garoensis.

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1983

 

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Garo Hills, Meghalaya State, India (north-eastern)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype.

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pillai, R. S. and Ravichandran, M. S. (1999). Gymnophiona (Amphibia) of India - A taxonomic study. Records of the Zoological Survey of India (Occ. Paper) 172: 1-117.

 

Other references:

Chanda, S.K. 2002. Handbook - Indian Amphibians. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.

Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 129.

Sushil Dutta, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta, David Gower, Mark Wilkinson, Oommen V. Oommen. (2004). Ichthyophis husaini. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Gower, D.J. and Wilkinson, M. 2005. Conservation biology of caecilian amphibians. Conservation Biology 19(1): 45-55.

Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 131.

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