Ichthyophis garoensis

Ichthyophis garoensis

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Ichthyophis garoensis

Ichthyophis garoensis, the Garo Hills caecilian, is a species of caecilian found in Assam and Meghalaya in north-eastern India. The Husain's caecilian Ichthyophis husaini was until 2016 considered a separate species. It is a subterranean caecilian that lives in the moist leaf-litter of tropical forests. It is typically found close to streams and other waterbodies.

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1. Ichthyophis garoensis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichthyophis_garoensis
2. Ichthyophis garoensis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59617/11969312

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