Gegeneophis goaensis Bhatta, Dinesh, Prashanth, and Kulkarni, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Indotyphlidae > Genus: Gegeneophis > Species: Gegeneophis goaensis

Gegeneophis goaensis Bhatta, Dinesh, Prashanth, and Kulkarni, 2007, Zootaxa, 1409: 51. Holotype: BNHM 4594, by original designation. Type locality: "Ganv Kond locality - 15° 36.80′ N latitude 74° 04.46′ E longitude (Keri Village, Sattari Taluk, North Goa district, Goa)", India.

English Names

Goa Caecilian (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 125).


Known from the type locality (Keri Village, Goa) and from Chorla Village, Karanataka, in the Western Ghats of southwestern India.


Bhatta, Dinesh, Prashanth, Kulkarni, and Radhakrishnan, 2010, J. Threatened Taxa, 2: 1105-1108, provided a range extension and a dot-map of the species. A brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 168.

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