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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Larut caecilian

In Thai: เขียดงูดำลารัท

Binomial name: Ichthyophis larutensis, Edward Harrison Taylor, 1960

Ichthyophis larutensis, the Larut Hills caecilian, is a species of amphibian in the family Ichthyophiidae found in Malaysia and 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 larutensis

Common names

  • English:
    • Larut caecilian
    • Larut Hills caecilian
  • Thai:
    • เขียดงูดำลารัท
    • เขียดงูบาลา

Synonyms

  • Caudacaecilia larutensis, Edward Harrison Taylor (1960)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Larut caecilian, Ichthyophis larutensis in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Ichthyophis larutensis in Thailand