Epicrionops marmoratus Taylor, 1968

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

Epicrionops marmoratus Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 205. Holotype: BMNH 1956.1.15.87, by original designation. Type locality: "Santo Domingo de los Colorados, west Ecuador", at an elevation of 670 m according to Taylor and Peters, 1974, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 50: 336.

Rhinatrema marmoratum — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 407, 487. 

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Santo Domingo de los Colorados) and from near Mindo, Pichincha, Ecuador.


Taylor and Peters, 1974, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 50: 336, reported an additional specimen from near Mindo on the western Andean slopes of Ecuador at about 1400 m elevation.

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