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Caecilia  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208531

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Common Name(s): common caecilians [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                               GenusCaecilia Linnaeus, 1758 – common caecilians  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Caecilia abitaguae Dunn, 1942  
                                  Species Caecilia albiventris Daudin, 1803  
                                  Species Caecilia antioquiaensis Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia armata Dunn, 1942  
                                  Species Caecilia attenuata Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia bokermanni Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia caribea Dunn, 1942  
                                  Species Caecilia corpulenta Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia crassisquama Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia degenerata Dunn, 1942  
                                  Species Caecilia disossea Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia dunni Hershkovitz, 1938  
                                  Species Caecilia flavopunctata Roze and Solano, 1963  
                                  Species Caecilia gracilis Shaw, 1802  
                                  Species Caecilia guntheri Dunn, 1942  
                                  Species Caecilia inca Taylor, 1973  
                                  Species Caecilia isthmica Cope, 1877  
                                  Species Caecilia leucocephala Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia marcusi Wake, 1985  
                                  Species Caecilia mertensi Taylor, 1973  
                                  Species Caecilia nigricans Boulenger, 1902  
                                  Species Caecilia occidentalis Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia orientalis Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia pachynema Günther, 1859  
                                  Species Caecilia perdita Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia pressula Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia subdermalis Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia subnigricans Dunn, 1942  
                                  Species Caecilia subterminalis Taylor, 1968  
                                  Species Caecilia tentaculata Linnaeus, 1758  
                                  Species Caecilia tenuissima Taylor, 1973  
                                  Species Caecilia thompsoni Boulenger, 1902  
                                  Species Caecilia volcani Taylor, 1969  
       

 References
       
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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: Caecilia   
       
  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: Caecilia   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Caecilia Linnaeus, 1758 is a senior homonym of fish genus Caecilia Lacepède, 1800 (TSN 635351)  
 

 

   

 
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