Caecilia abitaguae Dunn, 1942

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Caeciliidae > Genus: Caecilia > Species: Caecilia abitaguae

Caecilia abitaguae Dunn, 1942, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 91: 508. Holotype: UMMZ 89930, by original designation. Type locality: "Abitagua, Oriente, Ecuador, 1100 m. elevation".

English Names

Abitagua Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 23).


Napo, Pastaza, and Morona-Santiago provinces, along the eastern slope of the Cordillera Oriental, Ecuador, 1400–1600 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


 Camper, Torres-Carvajal, Ron, Nilsson, Arteaga-Navarro, Knowles, and Arbogast, 2021, Check List, 17: 729–751, provided a record from Wildsumaco Wildlife Refuge, Napo Province, Ecuador. 

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.