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Kerala Caecilians: Uraeotyphylidae

Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Red Caecilian (uraeotyphlus Oxyurus): Species AccountGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, KERALA CAECILIANS AND PEOPLE, CONSERVATION STATUS

RED CAECILIAN (Uraeotyphlus oxyurus): SPECIES ACCOUNT

Kerala caecilians live in the Western Ghats, which are mountains in Kerala State, which is in southern India.

Kerala caecilians live in moist soil and leaf litter in rainforests and areas that have been cleared of trees within the rainforest region. These animals usually are found in moist soil near streams, marshes, and other bodies of water.


Kerala caecilians eat earthworms and insects.


Kerala caecilians have no known importance to people.


Kerala caecilians are not considered threatened or endangered.

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Animal Life ResourceAmphibians