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Chikilidae Kamei, San Mauro, Gower, Van Bocxlaer, Sherratt, Thomas, Babu, Bossuyt, Wilkinson, and Biju, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Chikilidae
4 species

Chikilidae Kamei, San Mauro, Gower, Van Bocxlaer, Sherratt, Thomas, Babu, Bossuyt, Wilkinson, and Biju, 2012, Proc. R. Soc. London, B, Biol. Sci., 279: 2398. Type genus: Chikila Kamei, San Mauro, Gower, Van Bocxlaer, Sherratt, Thomas, Babu, Bossuyt, Wilkinson, and Biju, 2012.

English Names

Northeast Indian Caecilians (Vitt and Caldwell, 2013, Herpetology, 4th Ed.: 452). 

Distribution

Northeastern Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura; likely to occur in adjacent Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Comment

Most closely related to Herpelidae according to the original publication. Vitt and Caldwell, 2013, Herpetology, 4th Ed., provided a summary of range, diagnosis, life history, and taxonomy. 

Contained taxa (4 sp.):

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