Ichthyophis larutensis Taylor, 1960

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

Ichthyophis larutensis Taylor, 1960, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 40: 44. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation. Type locality: "Larut Hills (near Maxwell's Bungalow), Perak, Malaya, [Malaysia,] elevation 3,380 ft."

Caudacaecilia larutensisTaylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 47, 165.

Ichthyophis larutensisNishikawa, Matsui, Yong, Ahmad, Yambun Imbun, Belabut, Sudin, Hamidy, Orlov, Ota, Yoshikawa, Tominaga, and Shimada, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 63: 718.

English Names

Larut Hills Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 25; Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 72).


Known only from the type locality (Perak, Malaya, Malaysia) and across the border into extreme southern Thailand.


Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 72, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph.

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