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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Banna caecilian

Binomial name: Ichthyophis bannanicus, Zhongjian Yang, 1984

Ichthyophis bannanicus, the Banna caecilian, is a species of amphibians in the family Ichthyophiidae found in southern China and northern Vietnam, presumably also in adjacent eastern Myanmar and northern Laos.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, plantations, rural gardens, heavily degraded former forest, irrigated land, and seasonally flooded agricultural land.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Banna caecilian, Ichthyophis bannanicus in Thailand
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
Range map of Ichthyophis bannanicus in Thailand