Caecilia thompsoni

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Caecilia thompsoni
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Gymnophiona
Family: Caeciliidae
Genus: Caecilia
Species: C. thompsoni
Binomial name
Caecilia thompsoni
Boulenger, 1902

Caecilia thompsoni, commonly called Thompson's caecilian is a species of amphibian in the Caeciliidae family. It is endemic to Colombia. It is the largest of the worm-like caecilians and reaches a length of 1.5 m (5 ft) and can weigh up to about 1 kg (2.2 lb). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.

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