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Mimosiphonops vermiculatus Taylor, 1968

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Siphonopidae > Genus: Mimosiphonops > Species: Mimosiphonops vermiculatus

Mimosiphonops vermiculatus Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 592. Holotype: KU 93271, by original designation. Type locality: "Teresópolis, [Estado Rio de Janeiro,] Brasil".

Pseudosiphonops ptychodermis Taylor, 1968, Caecilians of the World: 584. Holotype: MNHNP 593. Type locality: "Brasil". Synonymy by Wilkinson and Nussbaum, 1992, J. Nat. Hist., 26: 680.

English Names

Worm-patterned Caecilian (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 24).

Distribution

Known definitely only from Teresópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Comment

See account by Wilkinson and Nussbaum, 1992, J. Nat. Hist., 26: 681-683.

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