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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.

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Scientific classification

Ichthyophis youngorum

Common names

  • English:
    • Chiang Mai caecilian
    • Doi Suthep caecilian

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Range map of Ichthyophis youngorum in Thailand

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