Epicrionops columbianus (Rendahl and Vestergren, 1939)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Rhinatrematidae > Genus: Epicrionops > Species: Epicrionops columbianus

Rhinatrema columbianum Rendahl and Vestergren, 1939, Ark. Zool., 31(3): 1. Holotype: NHRM 19, according to Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 202. Type locality: "La Costa El Tambo, Prov. Cauca, Colombia . . . 1000 m ü M."

Epicrionops columbianusTaylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 202.

English Names

El Tambo Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 25).


Central western slope of the Cordillera Occidental in the departments of Cauca and Chocó, Colombia, between 1000 and 1550 m elevation. 


Lynch, 2000 "1999", Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 332, commented on the distribution.

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