Caecilia disossea Taylor, 1968

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

Caecilia disossea Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 375. Holotype: AMNH 42832, by original designation. Type locality: "mouth of the Río Santiago, Perú (arising in southern Ecuador, emptying into the Marañon)".

English Names

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


Amazonian Peru and Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador, Peru


Taylor and Peters, 1974, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 50: 341, comments on specimens from Napo, Ecuador. Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 79, provided a brief account for Amazonian Ecuador. Fernández-Roldán and Rueda-Almonacid, 2022, Rev. Latinoam. Herpetol., 5: 54, provided a dot range map. 

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