Caecilia macrodonta Fernández-Roldán, Lynch, and Medina-Rangel, 2023

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

Caecilia macrodonta Fernández-Roldán, Lynch, and Medina-Rangel, 2023, Zootaxa, 5227: 217. Holotype: ICN 42455, by original designation. Type locality: "Sasaima, Cundinamarca, Colombia . . . 4°57’47.92’’N, 74°26’0.21’’W, 1050 m". Zoobank publication registration: 7781A542-97A6-4E90-A2FE-20C0650B29B0

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality (Sasaima, Cundinamarca) on the western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia, at 1050 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Confused previously with Caecilia degenerata according to the original publication. 

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