Chthonerpeton exile
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 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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is available.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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