Caecilia attenuata Taylor, 1968

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

Caecilia attenuata Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 358. Holotype: NHMW 9117.1, by original designation. Type locality: "Perú (no definite locality)".

English Names

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


Known from the imprecise type locality (Peru) and Santa Rosa, Napo, Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador, Peru


The Santa Rosa, Napo, Ecuador record provided by Taylor, 1973, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 50: 187–231. 

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