Taxon profile


Chthonerpeton Peters, 1880

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Chthonerpeton arii Cascon & Lima-Verde, 1994
species Chthonerpeton braestrupi Taylor, 1968
species Chthonerpeton exile Nussbaum & Wilkinson, 1987
species Chthonerpeton indistinctum (Reinhardt & Lütken, 1862) - Argentine Caecilian
species Chthonerpeton noctinectes Silva, Britto-Pereira & Caramaschi, 2003
species Chthonerpeton onorei Nussbaum, 1986
species Chthonerpeton perissodus Nussbaum & Wilkinson, 1987
species Chthonerpeton tremembe Maciel, Leite, Silva-Leite, Leite & Cascon, 2015
species Chthonerpeton viviparum Parker & Wettstein, 1929

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1197586]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Chthonerpeton Peters, 1879]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Chthonerpeton Peters, 1880]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

Names (not confirmed) - 1