Thompson's caecilian

Caecilia thompsoni

''Caecilia thompsoni'', commonly called Thompson's caecilian is a species of amphibian in the Caeciliidae family.
It is endemic to Colombia. It is the largest of the worm-like caecilians and reaches a length of 1.5 m and can weigh up to about 1 kg .
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.
Status: Data deficient
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderGymnophiona
FamilyCaeciliidae
GenusCaecilia
SpeciesC. thompsoni
Photographed in
Colombia