Ichthyophis biangularis Taylor, 1965

Metang caecilian, Angular caecilian



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2009

IUCN RedList status: Near Threatened



Sarawak, Malaysia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Taylor, E. H. (1965). New Asiatic and African caecilians with redescriptions of related species. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 46: 253-302.


Other references:

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

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2019). Ichthyophis biangularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T59612A95756381. Accessed on 27 November 2022.

Nishikawa, Kanto et al. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of caecilians from Southeast Asia (Amphibia, Gymnophiona, Ichthyophiidae), with special reference to high cryptic species diversity in Sundaland. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63: 714-723.

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


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