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.
There is no information on threats to this species.
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.
Débora Silvano, Patricia Narvaes, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Microcaecilia supernumeraria. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59572A11965042. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59572A11965042.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018