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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Mae Wang caecilian

Binomial name: Ichthyophis acuminatus, Edward Harrison Taylor, 1960

The pointed-headed caecilian, Ichthyophis acuminatus, is a species of amphibian in the Ichthyophiidae family endemic to Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, plantations, rural gardens, heavily degraded former forest, irrigated land, and seasonally flooded agricultural land.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Mae Wang caecilian
    • Pointed-snouted caecilian
    • Elongate-headed caecilian
    • Me Wang Valley caecilian
    • Pointed-headed caecilian

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Mae Wang caecilian, Ichthyophis acuminatus in Thailand
  • Op Khan National Park
Range map of Ichthyophis acuminatus in Thailand