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Atretochoana eiselti Taylor, 1968

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: before 1945

Rediscovered in 2011?

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

Literature

Original scientific description:

Taylor, Edward H. (1968). The Caecilians of the World. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press. 848 pp. [845 pp.?]

 

Other references:

Hoogmoed, M.S., Maciel, A.O., and Coragem, J. T. (2011). [url=https://www.museu-goeldi.br/editora/bn/artigos/cnv6n3_2011/discovery(hoogmoed).pdf]Discovery of the largest lungless tetrapod, Atretochoana eiselti (Taylor, 1968) (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae), in its natural habitat in Brazilian Amazonia. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi[/url]. Ciências Naturais 6(3): 241-262.

Wilkinson, M. and Nussbaum, R.A. (1997). Comparative morphology and evolution of the lungless caecilian Atretochoana eiselti (Taylor) (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 62: 39-109.

Wilkinson, M., Sebben, A., Schwartz, E.N.F., and Schwartz, C.A. (1998). [url=https://www.bmnh.org/PDFs/MW_98_second.pdf]The largest lungless tetrapod: report on a second specimen of Atretochoana eiselti (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae) from Brazil[/url]. Journal of Natural History 32: 617-627.

Wilkinson, M. and Nussbaum, R. A. (1999). Evolutionary relationships of the lungless caecilian Atretochoana eiselti (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 126: 191-223.

https://karlshuker.blogspot.de/2012/08/the-truth-about-brazils-amazing-penis.html

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/15760/atretochoana-eiselti

 

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