Ichthyophis laosensis Taylor, 1969

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Ichthyophiidae > Genus: Ichthyophis > Species: Ichthyophis laosensis

Ichthyophis laosensis Taylor, 1969, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 48: 292. Holotype: MNHNP 1928.95, by original designation. Type locality: "Haut Laos" (= Upper Laos).

English Names

Upper Laos Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 25).


Known only from the imprecise type locality (Upper Laos).


Geissler, Poyarkov, Grismer, Nguyen, An, Neang, Kupfer, Ziegler, Böhme, and Müller, 2015, Organisms Divers. Evol., 15: 164–166, provided an account and redescribed the unique holotype. 

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