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Caecilia antioquiaensis
family: Caeciliidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, on the northern Cordillera Central, at Valdivia, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, at around 1,100m asl. It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a subterranean species, occurring in humid tropical forest.

Population

There is no information on its population status; it is known only from a few specimens.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

Deforestation is a potential threat to it, but there is not enough information to confirm this.

Conservation Actions

It is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

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.

Citation

John Lynch, Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia antioquiaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59503A11950452. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59503A11950452.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018

 

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