Chthonerpeton onorei Nussbaum, 1986

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Typhlonectidae > Genus: Chthonerpeton > Species: Chthonerpeton onorei

Chthonerpeton onorei Nussbaum, 1986, Rev. Suisse Zool., 93: 912. Holotype: MHNG 2251.06, by original designation. Type locality: "El Reventador, 1500 m elevation, Napo Province, Ecuador".

English Names

El Reventador Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 26).


Known only from the type locality (El Reventador, Napo, Ecuador, 1500 m elevation).


In the Chthonerpeton viviparum group of Nussbaum, 1986, Rev. Suisse Zool., 93: 371-373.

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