Thai National Parks

Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Chiang Mai caecilian

Binomial name: Ichthyophis youngorum, Edward Harrison Taylor, 1960

The Doi Suthep caecilian, Ichthyophis youngorum, is a species of amphibian in the Ichthyophiidae family. It is known only from 10 adult and 13 larval specimens collected in 1957 by Edward Harrison Taylor. They were collected in the rainforest of Doi Suthep, near Chiang Mai, in Thailand, in a small valley at 1200 m above sea level.

This article uses material from Wikipedia released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike Licence 3.0. Eventual photos shown in this page may or may not be from Wikipedia, please see the license details for photos in photo by-lines.

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Gymnophiona
Family
Ichthyophiidae
Genus
Ichthyophis
Species
Ichthyophis youngorum

Common names

  • English:
    • Chiang Mai caecilian
    • Doi Suthep caecilian

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

No photo for this species yet

Range map of Ichthyophis youngorum in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

Contribute or get help with ID

Please help us improving our species range maps. To add a new location to the range map we need a clear image of the specimen you have encountered. No problem if you do not know the species, we will do our best to identify it for you.

For the location, please provide the district name or the national park/ wildlife sanctuary name.

Please post your images to our Thai Species Identification Help group on Facebook.