Chthonerpeton perissodus Nussbaum and Wilkinson, 1987

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

Chthonerpeton perissodus Nussbaum and Wilkinson, 1987, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 716: 2. Holotype: MCZ 19972, by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Pandeiro, Minas Gerais, Brazil".

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Rio Pandeiro, Minas Gerais, Brazil).


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

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