Ichthyophis nigroflavus Taylor, 1960

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

Ichthyophis nigroflavus Taylor, 1960, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 40: 101. Holotype: USNM 129462, by original designation. Type locality: "'within 20 miles of Kuala Lumpur,' Selangor, Malaya", Malaysia.

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

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

English Names

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

Yellow-black Caecilian (Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 22).


Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra; a sole Borneo record from Baut Apoi, Brunei.


Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 22, provided a photograph and brief account.

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