Ichthyophis singaporensis Taylor, 1960

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

Ichthyophis singaporensis Taylor, 1960, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 40: 55. Holotype: BMNH 1959.1.2.43, by original designation. Type locality: "Singapore".

English Names

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


Southern Malayan Peninsula and Singapore.


D. Gower IN Grismer and Pan, 2008, Herpetol. Rev., 39: 270-281, suggested that the taxonmic distinctiveness of Ichthyophis monochrous, Ichthyophis glutinosus, Ichthyophis singaporensis, and Ichthyophis paucisulcus needs confirmation via genetic analyses.

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