Parvicaecilia nicefori
family: Siphonopidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the central part of the Magdalena River Valley, between Honda (Tolima), Girardot (Cundinamarca), Santander, and northeast Antioquia at 225-400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a subterranean species found in humid soils, especially in disturbed forests. It is even found in areas heavily impacted by agriculture. Its breeding habits are unknown.


It appears to be a common species and quite easy to find, even in disturbed habitats.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this very adaptable species.

Conservation Actions

There are no protected areas within its known distribution.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Microcaecilia nicefori. In: IUCN 2014


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