Caecilia perdita Taylor, 1968

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

Caecilia perdita Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 399. Holotype: UMMZ 121036, by original designation. Type locality: "Andagoya, Condoto, Choco, Colombia". Kluge, 1983, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 166: 4, noted that the field tag associated with the holotype gives the locality as "Andagoya-Condoto area".

English Names

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


Pacific slope of northwestern Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Lynch, 2000 "1999", Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 327, commented on the distribution of this species. Tighe, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 654: 70, briefly discussed location of paratypes. 

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