Check List 13(4): 101-105, doi: 10.15560/13.4.101
On the occurrence of two species of striped Ichthyophis Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from Mizoram, India
expand article info R. Chaitanya, H. T. Lalremsanga§, Varad Giri|
‡ Bangalore, India§ Mizoram University, Tanhril, India| National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India
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The occurrence of 2 ichthyophiid caecilians, Ichthyophis khumzhi Kamei, Wilkinson, Gower & Biju, 2009 and Ichthyophis moustakius Kamei, Wilkinson, Gower & Biju, 2009 in the state of Mizoram in northeast India is reported for the first time. These records significantly increase the known distribution range of these striped forms of Ichthyophis which were previously known only from their type localities in the state of Manipur.
Range extension; first record; caecilian