Grandisonia larvata (Ahl, 1934)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Indotyphlidae > Genus: Grandisonia > Species: Grandisonia larvata

Dermophis larvatus Ahl, 1934, Zool. Anz., 106: 284. Holotype: ZMB 34529, according to Bauer, Good, and Günther, 1993, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 69: 287. Type locality: "Seychellen".

Hypogeophis angusticeps Parker, 1941, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 11, 7: 5. Holotype: BMNH 1907.10.15.147 by original designation. Type locality: "Mahé", Seychelles. Synonymy by Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 760.

Grandisonia larvataTaylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 760.

English Names

Indian Ocean Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 24).


Granitic islands, excluding Frégate, of the Seychelles Islands (Mahé, Félicité, Sainte Anne, Silhouette, Praslin, La Digue) of the Seychelles Islands, Indian Ocean.

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