Epicrionops parkeri (Dunn, 1942)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Rhinatrematidae > Genus: Epicrionops > Species: Epicrionops parkeri

Rhinatrema parkeri Dunn, 1942, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 91: 458. Holotype: BMNH 1946.9.5.61 (formerly according to Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 216. Type locality: "Medellin, [Antioquia,] Colombia".

Epicrionops parkeriTaylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 216.

English Names

Parker's Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 26).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia) on the northern end of the Cordillera Central.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


See comments by Lynch, 2000 "1999", Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 332.

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