Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is known only from two localities: Chirota in Amazonian Ecuador; and Amacayacu in Amazonian Colombia. Both localities are below 200m asl. It probably occurs more widely, especially in suitable habitats between these two confirmed localities.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This is a subterranean species of primary lowland tropical forest.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda, Wilmar Bolívar, Ruth Amanda Estupinan, Ana Almendáriz, Mark Wilkinson

Reviewer/s
Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
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Population

Population
There is no information regarding this species' conservation status; it is not regularly encountered.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There is no information on specific threats to it, but it occurs in an area of low human impact, and so is unlikely to be significantly threatened.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The Colombian locality is in Parque Nacional Natural Amacayacu. This species is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).
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Wikipedia

Caecilia bokermanni

Caecilia bokermanni is a species of amphibian in the Caeciliidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and possibly Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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