Ichthyophis hypocyaneus (Van Hasselt in Boie, 1827)

Javan caecilian, Javanese caecilian, Marsh caecilian



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Coecilia hypocyanea Boie, 1827


Conservation Status

Last record: 1827

Rediscovered in 2000

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Java (=Jawa), Indonesia












Original scientific description:

Boie, F. (1827). Über Merrem’s Verfuch eines Systema der Amphibien. Isis von Oken 20: 508-565.

Other references:

Borzée, Amaël, Yi, Yoonjung, Kusrini, Mirza D. and Jang, Yikweon. (2017). Habitat use by the Javan caecilian (Ichthyophis hypocyaneus). Korean Journal of Herpetology 8: 15-18.

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

Iskandar, D. T. (1998). The amphibians of Java and Bali. LIPI The Field Guide Series, Bogor, Yayasan Hayati.

Iskandar, D. T. and Colijn, E. (2000). Preliminary checklist of Southeast Asian and New Guinean herpetofauna I. Amphibians. Treubia 31: 1-134. [1-133?]

Mumpuni, Iskandar, D., Wilkinson, M., Gower, D. & Kupfer, A. (2009). Ichthyophis hypocyaneus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T59621A11970092. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59621A11970092.en. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Kusrini, M. D. (2007). Frogs of Gede Pangrango: A Follow up Project for the Conservation of Frogs in West Java Indonesia. Book 1: Main Report. Bogor Agricultural University.

Taylor, E. H. (1968). The Caecilians of the World. A Taxonomic Review. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas.



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