Boulengerula denhardti Nieden, 1912

Denhardti’s caecilian



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1912 or prior

Rediscovered in 2012 or prior

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient















Simon Loader, Mark Wilkinson. (2004). Boulengerula denhardti. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 12 February 2013.

Loader, Simon P. et al. (2011). Molecular phylogenetics of Boulengerula (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) and implications for taxonomy, biogeography and conservation. Herpetological Journal 21: 5-16.

Measey, G. John, Muchai, Vincent and Spawls, Stephen. (2012). Rediscovery of Boulengerula denhardti Nieden 1912 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) in Meru County, Kenya. African Zoology 47(1): 187-191. [Abstract]

Wilkinson, Mark, Loader, Simon P., Müller, H. and Gower, D.J. (2004). Taxonomic status and phylogenetic relationships of Boulengerula denhardti Nieden, 1912 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae). Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Zool. Reihe 80(1): 41-51. [Abstract]

Wilkinson, Mark, Malonza, Patrick K., Campbell, Patrick and Loader, Simon P. (2017). A new species of Boulengerula Tornier, 1896 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae) from Kenya and the “rediscovery” of Boulengerula denhardti. Zootaxa 4286(4): 525-534.


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