Ichthyophiidae


Ichthyophiidae

Taxobox
name = Asiatic tailed caecilians


image_width = 240px
image_caption = "Ichthyophis" sp. from the Western Ghats
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Amphibia
ordo = Gymnophiona
familia = Ichthyophiidae
familia_authority = Taylor, 1968
subdivision_ranks = Genera
subdivision = "Caudacaecilia"
"Ichthyophis"

Ichthyophiidae is the family of Asiatic tailed caecilians or fish caecilians. They are found in south-east Asia.

Taxonomy

*Genus "Caudacaecilia"
**"Caudacaecilia asplenia"
**"Caudacaecilia larutensis"
**"Caudacaecilia nigroflava"
**"Caudacaecilia paucidentula"
**"Caudacaecilia weberi"

*Genus "Ichthyophis"
**"Ichthyophis acuminatus"
**"Ichthyophis atricollaris"
**"Ichthyophis bannanicus"
**"Ichthyophis beddomei"
**"Ichthyophis bernisi"
**"Ichthyophis biangularis"
**"Ichthyophis billitonensis"
**"Ichthyophis bombayensis"
**"Ichthyophis dulitensis"
**"Ichthyophis elongatus"
**"Ichthyophis glandulosus"
**"Ichthyophis glutinosus"
**"Ichthyophis humphreyi"
**"Ichthyophis husaini"
**"Ichthyophis hypocyaneus"
**"Ichthyophis javanicus"
**"Ichthyophis kodaguensis"
**"Ichthyophis kohtaoensis"
**"Ichthyophis laosensis"
**"Ichthyophis longicephalus"
**"Ichthyophis malabarensis"
**"Ichthyophis mindanaoensis"
**"Ichthyophis mochrous"
**"Ichthyophis orthoplicatus"
**"Ichthyophis paucisulcus"
**"Ichthyophis peninsularis"
**"Ichthyophis pseudangularis"
**"Ichthyophis sikkimensis"
**"Ichthyophis singaporensis"
**"Ichthyophis subterrestris"
**"Ichthyophis sumatranus"
**"Ichthyophis supachaii"
**"Ichthyophis tricolor"
**"Ichthyophis youngorum"

References

*Nussbaum, Ronald A. and Mark Wilkinson (1989). "On the Classification and Phylogeny of Caecilians." Herpetological Monographs, (3), 1-42
*cite journal
last = San Mauro
first = Diego
title = Phylogeny of caecilian amphibians (Gymnophiona) based on complete mitochondrial genomes and nuclear RAG1
doi = 10.1016/j.ympev.2004.05.014
journal = Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
volume = 33
pages = 413–427
year = 2004
month = November
coauthors = David J. Gower, Oommen V. Oommen, Mark Wilkinson and Rafael Zardoya

*cite journal
last = San Mauro
first = Diego
title = Initial diversification of living amphibians predated the breakup of Pangaea
url = http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/AN/journal/issues/v165n5/40546/40546.html
journal = American Naturalist
volume = 165
pages = 590–599
year = 2005
month = May
coauthors = Miguel Vences, Marina Alcobendas, Rafael Zardoya and Axel Meyer
doi = 10.1086/429523
format = dead link|date=June 2008 – [http://scholar.google.co.uk/scholar?hl=en&lr=&q=author%3ASan+Mauro+intitle%3AInitial+diversification+of+living+amphibians+predated+the+breakup+of+Pangaea&as_publication=American+Naturalist&as_ylo=2005&as_yhi=2005&btnG=Search Scholar search]

*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.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA
*AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application] . 2004. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. Available: http://amphibiaweb.org/. Retrieved 26 August 2004


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