Siphonops insulanus Ihering, 1911

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Siphonopidae > Genus: Siphonops > Species: Siphonops insulanus

Siphonops insulanus Ihering, 1911, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 8: 109. Syntypes: MZUSP 945, 946, 2119, 2120, according to Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 571. Type localities: "Est. S. Paulo, Ypiranga" and "Est. Rio de Janeiro, Serra Macahé", Brazil. Given as "[Ilha] Vitória" (1 specimen) and "[Ilha de] São Sebastião" (3 specimens) by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 12.

English Names

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


Known only from the type localities in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

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