Microcaecilia supernumeraria
Tiny Brazilian Caecilian
family: Siphonopidae
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 the non-specific type locality of São Paulo State, Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

All that is known about its biology and ecological preferences is that it is a subterranean species.


There is no information regarding its population status, and it is known only from the type specimen.

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.


Débora Silvano, Patricia Narvaes, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Microcaecilia supernumeraria. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59572A11965042. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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