Gegeneophis krishni Pillai and Ravichandran, 1999

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

Gegeneophis krishni Pillai and Ravichandran, 1999, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 172: 87. Holotype: ZSI-M VAG 32, by original designation. Type locality: "Krishna Farms, Gurpur, Karnataka", India

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Krishna Farms, Gurpur, Karnataka, India).


Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 206, provided a brief account. Bhatta, Dinesh, Prashanth, Kulkarni, and Radhakrishnan, 2010, J. Threatened Taxa, 2: 1105-1108, provided 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: 169.

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