Ichthyophis beddomei

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Ichthyophis beddomei
Beddome's Caecilian.jpg
From Surla, Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Gymnophiona
Clade: Apoda
Family: Ichthyophiidae
Genus: Ichthyophis
Species:
I. beddomei
Binomial name
Ichthyophis beddomei
Peters, 1880
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I. beddomei range
Synonyms

Ichthyophis Beddomei Peters, 1880 "1879"

Ichthyophis beddomei is a species of caecilians. They are sometimes called Beddome's caecilian. They are part of the family Inchthyophiidae. They have a dark violet-brown body. They have yellow stripes from their head to their tail. Their upper lip and lower jaw are yellow. They live in Western Ghats.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gower, David; Mark Wilkinson; Oommen V. Oommen; Sushil Dutta; Gopalakrishna Bhatta (2004). "Ichthyophis beddomei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T59610A11968068. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59610A11968068.en.