Atretochoana Nussbaum and Wilkinson, 1995

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Typhlonectidae > Genus: Atretochoana
1 species

Atretochoana Nussbaum and Wilkinson, 1995, Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. B, Biol. Sci., 261: 334. Type species: Typhlonectes eiselti Taylor, 1968, by original designation.

English Names

Eiselt's Caecilians (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 26).


As for the single species.


Wilkinson and Nussbaum, 1999, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 126: 191-223, posited that Atretochoana is the sister taxon of Potamotyphlus.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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