AmphibiaWeb - Epicrionops bicolor


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Epicrionops bicolor Boulenger, 1883
family: Rhinatrematidae
genus: Epicrionops
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None
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A Rhinatrematid caecilian with 3 ceratobranchial arches in the adults, a longitudinal cloacal opening, and a relatively long tail having more than 11 postcloacal annuli. It has more than one row of scales per annular groove.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.


Nussbaum, R. A. and Wilkinson, M. (1989). ''On the classification and phylogeny of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), a critical review.'' Herpetological Monographs, (3), 1-42.

Originally submitted by: Franziska Sandmeier (first posted 2001-03-14)
Edited by: Vance T. Vredenburg (2016-06-29)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2016 Epicrionops bicolor <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 6, 2023.

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