Life history of an African caecilian : Boulengerula taitanus Loveridge 1935 ( Amphibia Gymnophiona Caeciilidae )

@inproceedings{Keerthanan2004LifeHO,
  title={Life history of an African caecilian : Boulengerula taitanus Loveridge 1935 ( Amphibia Gymnophiona Caeciilidae )},
  author={P. Keerthanan and G. J.Pirschela.},
  year={2004}
}
The life histories of amphibians are considered to be well recorded and are frequently regarded as the model complex life history for vertebrates. However, only the most basic information exists for caecilians. Boulengerula taitanus Loveridge 1935 is a direct developing terrestrial caecilian commonly found in agricultural settings of the Taita Hills, Kenya. During 12 monthly visits we collected 239 caecilians by digging into soil. Caecilians were captured on every visit, although increased… CONTINUE READING
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