Caecilia armata
Armored Caecilian, Armoured Caecilian
family: Caeciliidae
Species Description: Dunn, E. R. 1942. The American caecilians. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Cambridge, Massachusetts 91: 437–540.
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 an unspecified type locality, presumed to be in Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

It is presumably subterranean, like other members of its genus.


There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

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.

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.


Ana Carolina Carnaval, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia armata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59504A11950834. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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