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.
There is no information on its population status; it is known only from a few specimens.
Deforestation is a potential threat to it, but there is not enough information to confirm this.
It is in need of taxonomic review (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.
The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.
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