Chthonerpeton exile

Chthonerpeton exile

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Chthonerpeton exile

Chthonerpeton exile is a species of caecilian in the family Typhlonectidae. It is endemic to Brazil, and only known from its imprecise type locality "Bahia". Only one specimen is known and now lost. The specific name exile, form Latin exilis, refers to the "relatively slender, delicate shape of the body and head." The common name Bahia caecilian has been coined for this species.

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1. Chthonerpeton exile Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chthonerpeton_exile
2. Chthonerpeton exile on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59536/11960172

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