Gegeneophis goaensis Bhatta, Dinesh, Prashanth, and Kulkarni, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Indotyphlidae > Genus: Gegeneophis > Species: Gegeneophis goaensis

Gegeneophis goaensis Bhatta, Dinesh, Prashanth, and Kulkarni, 2007, Zootaxa, 1409: 51. Holotype: BNHM 4594, by original designation. Type locality: "Ganv Kond locality - 15° 36.80′ N latitude 74° 04.46′ E longitude (Keri Village, Sattari Taluk, North Goa district, Goa)", India.

English Names

Goa Caecilian (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 125).

Distribution

Known from the type locality (Keri Village, Goa) and from Chorla Village, Karanataka, in the Western Ghats of southwestern India.

Comment

Bhatta, Dinesh, Prashanth, Kulkarni, and Radhakrishnan, 2010, J. Threatened Taxa, 2: 1105-1108, provided a range extension and a dot-map of the species. A brief characterization, photograph, and dot map provided by Subramanian, Dinesh, and Radhakrishnan, 2013, Atlas of Endemic Amph. W. Ghats: 168.

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