Oscaecilia zweifeli Taylor, 1968

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Caeciliidae > Genus: Oscaecilia > Species: Oscaecilia zweifeli

Oscaecilia zweifeli Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 620. Holotype: AMNH 20079, by original designation. Type locality: "a small creek tributary to Río Mazaruni, British Guiana [= Guyana]".

English Names

Tributary Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 24).


Known only from the imprecise type locality (Guyana).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana

Endemic: Guyana


Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 296, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana.

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