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Siphonops paulensis

(Siphonops paulensis)

Description

The Boettger's caecilian, Siphonops paulensis, is a species of caecilian in the family Siphonopidae. It is found in northern Argentina, Paraguay, eastern Bolivia, and southern Brazil. It lives subterraneously in forests, savannas, shrublands, and grassland. It also adapts to anthropogenic disturbance and can even live in urban gardens. It is a locally common species that is not facing major threats.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Gymnophiona
Family:Siphonopidae
Genus:Siphonops
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