Epicrionops bicolor
family: Rhinatrematidae

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


A Rhinatrematid caecilian with 3 ceratobranchial arches in the adults, a longitudinal cloacal opening, and a relatively long tail having more than 11 postcloacal annuli. It has more than one row of scales per annular groove.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

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It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.


Nussbaum, R. A. and Wilkinson, M. (1989). ''On the classification and phylogeny of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), a critical review.'' Herpetological Monographs, (3), 1-42.

Written by Franziska Sandmeier (franturtle AT, UC Berkeley
First submitted 2001-03-14
Edited by Vance Vredenburg (2016-06-29)

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