Caecilia Linnaeus, 1758

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAmphibiaGymnophionaCaeciliidae

  • 786

    Occurrences
  • 37

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Caecilia Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • common caecilians eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted genus

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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All 273 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in Riomanso Source: Anfibios de los enclaves secos en la ecorregión de La Tatacoa y su área de influencia, alto Magdalena, Colombia
  • Present in Anfibios de Besotes Source: Anfibios de los enclaves secos del área de influencia de los Montes de María y la Ciénaga de La Caimanera, departamento de Sucre, Colombia

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Amphibia
order
Gymnophiona
family
Caeciliidae
genus
Caecilia
species
37
 
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Description

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Bibliography

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 1462 Caeciliidae Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1814 (Amphibia, Gymnophiona) and Caeciliidae Kolbe, 1880 (Insecta, Psocoptera): a ruling to remove the homonymy.Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 44, 263-264 (1987)

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.