Microcaecilia pricei (Dunn, 1944)

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

Gymnopis pricei Dunn, 1944, Caldasia, 2: 473. Holotype: MCZ 36902 (formerly in ICN), according to Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 550. Type locality: "El Centro, [Barranca Bermeja, Departamento de] Santander, alt. about 150 m", Colombia in the Magdalena Valley, Caribbean drainage.

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

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

English Names

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


Upper Magdalena Valley of Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Lynch, 2000 "1999", Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 331, commented on distribution.

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