Microcaecilia marvaleewakeae Maciel and Hoogmoed, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Siphonopidae > Genus: Microcaecilia > Species: Microcaecilia marvaleewakeae

Microcaecilia marvaleewakeae Maciel and Hoogmoed, 2013, Zootaxa, 3693: 388. Holotype: MPEG 21896,by original designation. Type locality: "from Platô Bacaba (S 1° 46’ 23’’, W 56° 22’ 14’’, elevation 76 m), Flona Saracá-Taquera, municipality of Oriximiná, State of Pará, Brazil". 

English Names

None noted. 


Eastern Amazonas and central Pará, Brazil; all localities  within a few miles of the Amazon River. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Confused with Microcaecilia taylori prior to its naming according to the original publication. 

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