Ichthyophis biangularis
family: Ichthyophiidae
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: Malaysia



View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from one locality on the island of Borneo: Matang, in Sarawak, Malaysia, although it presumably occurs more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It is presumed to occur in tropical moist forest, where the adults are likely to be subterranean, and it is also presumably oviparous with terrestrial eggs and aquatic larvae.


There is no information on the population status of this species, which is known only from the holotype.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

A taxonomic review of this species is needed (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.

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.


Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni, Mark Wilkinson, David Gower, Alex Kupfer 2004. Ichthyophis biangularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59612A11968412. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


IUCN Terms of Use