Ichthyophis orthoplicatus

Ichthyophis orthoplicatus

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Ichthyophis orthoplicatus

Ichthyophis orthoplicatus, also known as the Pattipola caecilian or brown caecilian, is a species of caecilian endemic to Sri Lanka. It is found in a range of natural and man-made habitats including evergreen forests, rubber and tea plantations, paddy fields, rural gardens and farms, wetlands, and cattle pastureland.

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Ichthyophis orthoplicatus habitat map

References

1. Ichthyophis orthoplicatus Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichthyophis_orthoplicatus
2. Ichthyophis orthoplicatus on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59628/156587273

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