AmphibiaWeb - Epicrionops bicolor
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Epicrionops bicolor Boulenger, 1883
family: Rhinatrematidae
genus: Epicrionops
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None
conservation needs Access Conservation Needs Assessment Report .

   

 
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Description
A Rhinatrematid caecilian with 3 ceratobranchial arches in the adults, a longitudinal cloacal opening, and a relatively long tail having more than 11 postcloacal annuli. It has more than one row of scales per annular groove.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

 
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It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

References

Nussbaum, R. A. and Wilkinson, M. (1989). ''On the classification and phylogeny of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), a critical review.'' Herpetological Monographs, (3), 1-42.



Originally submitted by: Franziska Sandmeier (first posted 2001-03-14)
Edited by: Vance T. Vredenburg (2016-06-29)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2016 Epicrionops bicolor <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/2007> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jul 17, 2024.



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Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2024. <https://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 17 Jul 2024.

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