Sylvacaecilia Wake, 1987

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Grandisoniidae > Genus: Sylvacaecilia
1 species

Sylvacaecilia Wake, 1987, J. Herpetol., 21: 6. Type species: Geotrypetes grandisonae Taylor, 1970, by original designation.

English Names

Aleku Caecilians (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 25).


Endemic in the tropical deciduous forests of southwestern Ethiopia (Provinces of Willega, Kaffa, and Illubabor), Ethiopia, 1500-2100 m elevation.


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 34–35, provided brief accounts, photographs, and range maps for the species.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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