Species of Thailand
Koh Tao caecilian
Ichthyophis kohtaoensis, Edward Harrison Taylor, 1960
(In Thai: เขียดงูเกาะเต่า)
The Koa Tao Island caecilian, Ichthyophis kohtaoensis, is a species of amphibian in the Ichthyophiidae family found in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, plantations, rural gardens, urban areas, heavily degraded former forests, irrigated land, and seasonally flooded agricultural land.
The scientific name refers to the island Ko Tao Island in the Gulf of Siam, where the type specimen was collected.
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- Ichthyophis kohtaoensis
- Koh Tao caecilian
- Koh Tao snake frog
- Yellow-striped caecilian
- Koa Tao Island caecilian
- Thai: เขียดงูเกาะเต่า
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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