Chthonerpeton perissodus
Minas Gerais Caecilian
family: Typhlonectidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the imprecise type locality of Rio Pandeiros, in north-west Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

The locality where the specimens were collected is unknown, and no information about the species' habitat is available. It is presumed to be an aquatic species, and to be viviparous.


There is no information on its population status, and only three specimens are known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

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.


Mark Wilkinson, D├ębora Silvano, Luciana Barreto Nascimento 2004. Chthonerpeton perissodus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59540A11960725. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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