IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Etymology

This species is named for Fritz Nieden, herpetologist at the Zoologisches Museum Berlin during the early 1910s.

The Sagalla people once thought of this animal as ‘mng’ori’ meaning earthworm, but now this caecilian is called 'kilimamrota' (Measey et al. 2009, © SANBI).

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