Oscaecilia polyzona
family: Caeciliidae

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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: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Pacific lowlands of north-western Colombia in the departments of Antioquia and Choco, between 0 and 50m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is subterranean, living in lowland tropical forest.


There is little information regarding its population status, but there are recent records of it.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Parque Nacional Natural Los Katios.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Castro, F., Grant, T., Lynch, J. & Wilkinson, M. 2008. Oscaecilia polyzona. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T59585A11954503. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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