Brasilotyphlus braziliensis

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Brasilotyphlus braziliensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Gymnophiona
Family: Siphonopidae
Genus: Brasilotyphlus
Species: B. braziliensis
Binomial name
Brasilotyphlus braziliensis
(Dunn, 1945)

Brasilotyphlus braziliensis is a species of amphibian in the Siphonopidae family. It was considered monotypic within Brasilotyphlus but a recently described species (Brasilotyphlus guarantanus) has been placed in this same genus. It is endemic to Brazil. Its habitat includes natural forests, dry tropical or subtropical. Is in danger of extinction because of the loss of its natural habitat.