Gymnophiona (Caecilians)

Family: Caeciliidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Oscaecilia osae Lahanas & Savage, 1992 Airstrip caecilian (rediscovered) Costa Rica Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Dermophiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dermophis oaxacae (Mertens, 1930) Oaxacan caecilian (rediscovered) Mexico Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Herpelidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Boulengerula denhardti Nieden, 1912 Denhardti’s caecilian (rediscovered) Kenya Rediscovered Access
Boulengerula fischeri Nussbaum & Hinkel, 1994 - (rediscovered) Cyangugu Prefecture, Rwanda Rediscovered Access
Herpele multiplicata Nieden, 1912 Victoria caecilian pre-1913 Cameroon Missing Access

 

 

Family: Ichthyophiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ichthyophis husaini Pillai & Ravichandran, 1999 Husain's caecilian 1983 Garo Hills, Meghalaya state, India Invalid (synonym) Access
Ichthyophis hypocyaneus (Boie, 1827) Javan caecilian, Javanese caecilian, Marsh caecilian (rediscovered) Java (=Jawa), Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Ichthyophis longicephalus Pillai, 1986 Long-headed caecilian (rediscovered) Kerala, India Rediscovered Access
Ichthyophis weberi Taylor, 1920 Malatgan River caecilian (rediscovered) Palawan Island, Philippines Rediscovered Access
Uraeotyphlus interruptus Pillai & Ravichandran, 1999 Chengalam caecilian 1992 Kerala, India Missing Access
Uraeotyphlus malabaricus (Beddome, 1870) Malabar caecilian, Nilgiris caecilian, White-lipped caecilian 1870 Malabar, India Missing Access
Uraeotyphlus menoni Annandale, 1913 Menon’s caecilian, Kerala caecilian pre-1914 Cochin, India Missing Access
Uraeotyphlus narayani Seshachar, 1939 Narayan’s caecilian, Kannan caecilian pre-1940 Kerala, India Missing Access
Uraeotyphlus oommeni Gower and Wilkinson, 2007 Oommen’s caecilian 1987 Kerala, India Missing Access
Uraeotyphlus oxyurus (Dumeril & Bibron, 1841) Red caecilian, Dark-brown caecilian, Pale-throated caecilian, Sharp-nosed caecilian, Sharp-tailed caecilian pre-1842 Malabar, India Missing Access

 

 

Family: Indotyphlidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Gegeneophis seshachari Ravichandran, Gower & Wilkinson, 2003 Seshachari's caecilian (rediscovered) Dorle Village, Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra State, Western Ghats, India Rediscovered Access
Idiocranium russeli Parker, 1936 Makamunu Assumbo caecilian (rediscovered) Cameroon (southwestern) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Rhinatrematidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Epicrionops columbianus Rendahl & Vestergren, 1938 El Tambo caecilian ? Colombia Missing Access
Epicrionops lativittatus Taylor, 1968 Eastern caecilian pre-1969 "eastern Peru" Missing Access
Epicrionops parkeri Dunn, 1942 Parker's caecilian ? Colombia Missing Access
Rhinatrema bivittatum (Guérin-Méneville, 1829) Two banded caecilian, Two-lined caecilian (rediscovered) Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana & Surinam(e) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Siphonopidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Siphonops leucoderus Taylor, 1968 Salvador caecilian ? Brazil Missing if valid Access

 

 

Family: Typhlonectidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aretochoana eiselti Taylor, 1968 - (rediscovered) Brazil Rediscovered Access