Caecilia wilkinsoni Fernández-Roldán and Lynch, 2023

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

Caecilia wilkinsoni Fernández-Roldán and Lynch, 2023, Zootaxa, 5270: 195. Holotype: ICN 58477, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada El Hojal, Consejo Comunitario Unión del Río Rosario, vereda La Chorrera, Tumaco, Nariño, Colombia, . . . 1° 45’ 52’’ N, 78° 45’ 56’’ W, 14 m.a.s.l."

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from southwestern Colombia (Nariño) at low elevations (10–14 m) on the coastal plain. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Formerly confused with Caecilia tenuissima, according to the original publication, where comparative morphology was detailed. 

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