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Caecilia flavopunctata
family: Caeciliidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, Albarico, below 1,000m asl in Yaracuy State in northern Venezuela.

Habitat and Ecology

It is believed to be a subterranean inhabitant in tropical forest.

Population

There is no information on the population of this species. There have been no recent records, presumably due to lack of fieldwork within its range.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

Deforestation as a result of expanding agriculture is a potential threat to it, but there is not enough information available to confirm this.

Conservation Actions

This species is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.

Citation

Enrique La Marca, Celsa SeƱaris, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia flavopunctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59513A11953132. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59513A11953132.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018

 

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