Ichthyophis dulitensis
family: Ichthyophiidae
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: Malaysia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species from Borneo is known only from Mount Dulit in Sarawak, Malaysia, from 610 m asl (Nishikawa et al. 2012).

Habitat and Ecology

This species is presumed to occur in tropical moist forest, where the adults are likely to be subterranean. It is also presumably oviparous with terrestrial eggs and aquatic larvae.


The population status of this species is unknown. It has not recently been collected, presumably because of lack of herpetological work within its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Its known range does not overlap any protected area, and there are no conservation actions currently in place for this species.

Research Needed
Studies on its taxonomy, population size, distribution and trends, life history and ecology, and threats are needed.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Ichthyophis dulitensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T59615A95836430. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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