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Caeciliidae  Rafinesque, 1814
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208527

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Typhlonectidae Taylor, 1968
 
    Scolecomorphidae Taylor, 1969
 
    Caeciliaidae
 
    Caeciliinae Rafinesque, 1814
 
  Common Name(s): Caecilians [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderGymnophiona  – Caecilians  
                            FamilyCaeciliidae Rafinesque, 1814 – Caecilians  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Boulengerula Tornier, 1896 – Boulenger's caecilians 
                               Genus Brasilotyphlus Taylor, 1968 – Brazilian caecilians 
                               Genus Caecilia Linnaeus, 1758 – common caecilians 
                               Genus Dermophis Peters, 1880 – Mexican caecilians 
                               Genus Gegeneophis Peters, 1880 – forest caecilians 
                               Genus Geotrypetes Peters, 1880 – West African caecilians 
                               Genus Grandisonia Taylor, 1968 – Seychelles caecilians 
                               Genus Gymnopis Peters, 1874 – wet forest caecilians 
                               Genus Herpele Peters, 1880 – Congo caecilians 
                               Genus Hypogeophis Peters, 1880 – Frigate Island caecilians 
                               Genus Idiocranium Parker, 1936 – Makamunu Assumbo caecilians 
                               Genus Indotyphlus Taylor, 1960 – Battersby's caecilians 
                               Genus Luetkenotyphlus Taylor, 1968 – Sao Paulo caecilians 
                               Genus Microcaecilia Taylor, 1968 – tiny caecilians 
                               Genus Mimosiphonops Taylor, 1968 – worm patterned caecilians 
                               Genus Oscaecilia Taylor, 1968 – South American caecilians 
                               Genus Parvicaecilia Taylor, 1968 – Colombian caecilians 
                               Genus Praslinia Boulenger, 1909 – Cooper's caecilians 
                               Genus Schistometopum Parker, 1941 – Guinea caecilians 
                               Genus Siphonops Wagler, 1828 – ringed caecilians 
                               Genus Sylvacaecilia Wake, 1987 – Aleku caecilians 
                               Subfamily Scolecomorphinae Taylor, 1969  
                               Subfamily Typhlonectinae Taylor, 1968 – aquatic caecilians 
       

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  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference, database (version 3)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2004. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 3.0 (22 August, 2004). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Caeciliidae   
       
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v5.3, database (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2009. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.3 (12 February, 2009). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/ American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Caeciliidae   
       
  Source: Duellman In Parker, 1982, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Caeciliidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Caeciliidae   
       
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