Boulengerula fischeri

Boulengerula fischeri

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Boulengerula fischeri

Boulengerula fischeri is a species of caecilian in the family Herpelidae. It is endemic to Rwanda and only known from around its type locality near Cyangugu, southwestern Rwanda. The specific name fischeri honours Eberhard Fischer, a German botanist who has worked with Rwandan fauna and flora. Common name Fischer's African caecilian has been coined for it. Live animals have the appearance of "live pink spaghetti".

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1. Boulengerula fischeri Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulengerula_fischeri
2. Boulengerula fischeri on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59497/13323620

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