This species is known only from an unspecified type locality, presumed to be in Brazil.
Habitat and Ecology
It is presumably subterranean, like other members of its genus.
There is no information on the population status of this species.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.
Ana Carolina Carnaval, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia armata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59504A11950834. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59504A11950834.en .Downloaded on 10 December 2018