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  Dermophiidae

14 species in 4 genera

Dermophiids are distinguished by the following combination of characters: secondary annuli and annular scales. These caecilians are found in Africa, Central America, and South America (Wilkinson et al. 2011).

Wilkinson, M., San Mauro, D., Sherratt, E., and Gower, D. J. 2011. A nine-family classification of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Zootaxa 2874: 41-64.


Dermophis mexicanus
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Genus Dermophis (7 species)
Dermophis costaricense no AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Dermophis glandulosus no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Dermophis gracilior AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Dermophis mexicanus AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Dermophis oaxacae AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Dermophis occidentalis no AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Dermophis parviceps AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video

Genus Geotrypetes (3 species)
Geotrypetes angeli no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Geotrypetes pseudoangeli no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Geotrypetes seraphini AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video

Genus Gymnopis (2 species)
Gymnopis multiplicata AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Gymnopis syntrema AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video

Genus Schistometopum (2 species)
Schistometopum gregorii AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Schistometopum thomense AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video


Citation: AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. Available: http://amphibiaweb.org/. (Accessed: 2016).

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