Taxon profile


Wormlike Caecilia
Caecilia gracilis Shaw, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Gymnophiona - caecilian »  family Caeciliidae »  genus Caecilia

Scientific synonyms

Caecilia lumbricoides Merrem, 1820
Coecilia lumbricoidaea Fitzinger, 1864
Caecilia gracilis var. lumbricoidea Duméril, 1863
Caecilia lumbricoïdaea Daudin, 1803
Caecilia vermiformis Shaw in Gray, 1850

Other names

= Slender Caecilian
= Surinam Caecilian

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Caecilia gracilis Shaw, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011
CZ Moravec J. (2001): České názvy živočichů IV. Obojživelníci (Amphibia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 148 pp. [as Caecilia gracilis Shaw, 1802]

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