This species is known only from a non-specific type locality in the state of Bahia in eastern Brazil.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is presumably subterranean, and possibly occurs in lowland moist forest. It might be similar in ecology to Chthonerpeton indistinctum, and be viviparous, with breeding taking place in water.
There is no information on its population status; only one specimen is known.
No information is available.
It is not known to occur in any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Mark Wilkinson, Flora Junca 2004. Chthonerpeton exile. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59536A11960172. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59536A11960172.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018