Chthonerpeton viviparum Parker and Wettstein, 1929

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

Chthonerpeton viviparum Parker and Wettstein, 1929, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 4: 594. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.13.84 (formerly 1907.8.28.1) according to Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 311. Type locality: "Santa Catharina, Brazil".

English Names

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


Known only from the vicinity of Joinville in eastern Santa Catarina, Brazil.


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

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