Chthonerpeton noctinectes Silva, Britto-Pereira, and Caramaschi, 2003

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Typhlonectidae > Genus: Chthonerpeton > Species: Chthonerpeton noctinectes

Chthonerpeton noctinectes Silva, Britto-Pereira, and Caramaschi, 2003, Zootaxa, 381: 4. Holotype: MNRJ 10581, by original designation. Type locality: "Sítio (11° 50′ S, 37° 35′ W, at sea level), Municipality of Conde, State of Bahia, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from the type locality (Sítio, 11° 50′ S, 37° 35′ W, at sea level, Municipality of Conde, State of Bahia, Brazil) in the Itapicuru River basin and 175 km to the south from from Monte Cristo Island in the Paraguacu River estuary, all in Bahia, Brazil .

Comment

In the Chthonerpeton indistinctum group according to the original publication. Napoli, Soeiro, Trevisan, and Silva, 2015, Herpetol. Notes, 8: 43–45, provided a second locality record and discussed the range. 

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