Caecilia orientalis

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Caecilia orientalis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Gymnophiona
Clade: Apoda
Family: Caeciliidae
Genus: Caecilia
C. orientalis
Binomial name
Caecilia orientalis
Taylor, 1968

Caecilia orientalis is a species of caecilian in the family Caeciliidae. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, pastureland, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ Coloma, L.A., Ron, S., Nogales, F., Yánez-Muñoz, M. & Wilkinson, M. 2004. Caecilia orientalis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.