Microcaecilia rabei

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Microcaecilia rabei
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Family: Siphonopidae
Genus: Microcaecilia
Species: M. rabei
Binomial name
Microcaecilia rabei
(Roze and Solano, 1963)

Gymnopis rabei Roze and Solano, 1963

Microcaecilia rabei is a species of caecilian in the family Siphonopidae.[1][2] It is known from Suriname and the Bolívar State in eastern Venezuela; it is likely to occur in intervening Guyana and adjacent Brazil.[2]

Microcaecilia rabei is a subterranean species living in tropical moist environments, especially lowland rainforests. There are also records from secondary habitats. It is unlikely to be facing any significant threats, although mining could be a localized threat.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Señaris, C., Hoogmoed, M. & Wilkinson, M. (2004). "Microcaecilia rabei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T59571A11964901. Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2016). "Microcaecilia rabei (Roze and Solano, 1963)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 March 2016.