Gegeneophis seshachari Ravichandran, Gower & Wilkinson, 2003

Seshachari's caecilian



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1967

Rediscovered in 2003

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Dorle Village, Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra State, Western Ghats, India












Original scientific description:

Ravichandran, M.S., Gower, D.J. and Wilkinson, M. (2003). A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Maharastra, India. Zootaxa 350: 1-8.


Other references:

Gower, David J., Giri, V. and Wilkinson, M. (2006). Rediscovery of Gegeneophis seshachari RAVICHANDRAN, GOWER & WILKINSON, 2003 at the type locality. Herpetozoa 19: [pagination].

David Gower and Mark Wilkinson. (2004). Gegeneophis seshachari. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ( Downloaded on 03 March 2014.

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


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