Ichthyophis nguyenorum Nishikawa, Matsui, and Orlov, 2012

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

Ichthyophis nguyenorum Nishikawa, Matsui, and Orlov, 2012, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 31: 29. Holotype: ZISP 10711, by original designation. Type locality: "Mang Canh Village, Kon Plong District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam (14° 41′ 18″ N, 108° 19′ 28″ E, 1200 m asl)".

English Names

Nguyen's Caecilia (Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 45). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Mang Canh, Kon Plong District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam).

Comment

First reported as Ichthyophis sp. by Gower, Kupfer, Oommen, Himstedt, Nussbaum, Loader, Presswell, Müller, Krishna, Boistel, and Wilkinson, 2002, Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. B, Biol. Sci., 269: 1563-1569. See account, photograph, and map in Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 44–47. 

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