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  Siphonopidae

26 species in 6 genera

Siphonopids are distinguished by the following combination of characters: oviparity, imperforate stapes and lack of inner mandibular teeth. These caecilians are found in 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.


Siphonops annulatus
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Genus Brasilotyphlus (2 species)
Brasilotyphlus braziliensis no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Brasilotyphlus guarantanus no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video

Genus Luetkenotyphlus (1 species)
Luetkenotyphlus brasiliensis no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video

Genus Microcaecilia (14 species)
Microcaecilia albiceps no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia butantan AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia dermatophaga AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia grandis no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia iwokramae AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia iyob no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia marvaleewakeae AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia rabei no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia rochai no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia savagei no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia supernumeraria no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia taylori no AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia trombetas no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Microcaecilia unicolor no AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video

Genus Mimosiphonops (2 species)
Mimosiphonops reinhardti no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Mimosiphonops vermiculatus no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video

Genus Parvicaecilia (2 species)
Parvicaecilia nicefori no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Parvicaecilia pricei no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video

Genus Siphonops (5 species)
Siphonops annulatus AmphibiaWeb account photos no sound/video
Siphonops hardyi no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Siphonops insulanus no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Siphonops leucoderus no AmphibiaWeb account no photos no sound/video
Siphonops paulensis no 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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