Microcaecilia nicefori (Barbour, 1924)

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

Gymnophis nicefori Barbour, 1924, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 37: 125. Holotype: MCZ 9609, by original designation. Type locality: "Honda, [Magdalena Valley, Caribbean drainage, Tolima,] Colombia".

Parvicaecilia niceforiTaylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 546.

Microcaecilia nicefori — Wilkinson, O'Connor, and Nussbaum, 2013, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 744: 7.

English Names

Honda Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 24).


Central Magdalena Valley of northern Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Lynch, 2000 "1999", Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 330, commented on the distribution and variation.

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