Herpele multiplicata Nieden, 1912

Victoria caecilian



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1912 or before

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Nieden, F. (1912). Uebersicht über die afrikanischen Schleichenlurche (Amphibia apoda). Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1912: 186-214.

Other references:

Bauer, Aaron M., Good, David A. and Günther, Rainer. (1993). An Annotated Type Catalogue of the Caecilians and Salamanders (Amphibia: Gymnophiona and Caudata) in the Zoological Museum, Berlin. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 69(2): 285-306.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2014. Herpele multiplicata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T59564A16957900. Accessed on 10 November 2022.

LeBreton, M. (1999). A Working Checklist of the Herpetofauna of Cameroon. Netherlands Committee for IUCN, Amsterdam.

Simon Loader, Mark Wilkinson, David Gower. (2004). Herpele multiplicata. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Perret, J.-L. (1966). Les Amphibiens du Cameroun. Zoologische Jahrbuecher fuer Systematik 8: 289-464.

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

Wilkinson, M., Müller, H. and Gower, D. J. (2003). On Herpele multiplicata (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae). African Journal of Herpetology 2003: 119-122.


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