Caecilia aprix Fernández-Roldán and Rueda-Almonacid, 2022

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

Caecilia aprix Fernández-Roldán and Rueda-Almonacid, 2022, Rev. Latinoam. Herpetol., 5: 52. Holotype: MUJ 10965, by original publication. Type locality: "vereda Tres Esquinas, municipio Solano, departamento Caquetá, Colombia, 0º 43’ 34.3’’ N, 75º 15’ 08.2’’ W, 192 m a.s.l." Zoobank publication registration: 51AC471B-FBB3-4A1F-9110-660432576ECD

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the humid tropical jungles of the type locality, on the alluvial plains of the Orteguaza River (a tributary of the Caquetá River), where small forest patches and pastures make up the current landscape, Municipio Solano, Departamento Caquetá, Colombia

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia

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