Potomotyphlus Taylor, 1968

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

Potomotyphlus Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 256. Type species: Caecilia kaupii Berthold, 1859, by original designation. 

Potamotyphlus Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: Errata sheet provided with copies distributed by E. H. Taylor.

Potamotyphlus — Taylor, 1969, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 48: 600. Incorrect subsequent spelling. 

English Names

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


Northern South America.


Wilkinson and Nussbaum, 2006, In Exbrayat (ed.), Reprod. Biol. Phylog. Gymnophiona: 71, diagnosed the taxon. Ledesma, 2019, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 924: 1–23, reviewed the taxon, nomenclature, and its literature. 

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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