Indotyphlus Taylor, 1960

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Grandisoniidae > Genus: Indotyphlus
2 species

Indotyphlus Taylor, 1960, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 40: 31. Type species: Indotyphlus battersbyi Taylor, 1960, by original designation.

English Names

Battersby's Caecilians (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 24).


Okha, Gujurat south to Pune, Maharashtra, and Tangasseri, Kerala, India.


 Giri, Gower, and Wilkinson, 2004, Zootaxa, 739: 1-9, provided a key to the species. Wilkinson and Nussbaum, 2006, In Exbrayat (ed.), Reprod. Biol. Phylog. Gymnophiona: 66, diagnosed the taxon and implied that its monophyly is insufficiently documented. Bhatta, 1998, J. Biosciences, Bangalore, 23: 73–85, provided a brief account. 

Contained taxa (2 sp.):

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