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Ichthyophiidae

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Ichthyophiidae

Taxonomy
Ichthyophiidae is a family. It is extant.

It was assigned to Gymnophiona by Carroll (1988) and Frank and Ramus (1996); and to Apoda by Maddin et al. (2012).

Subtaxa

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Ichthyophiidae Carroll
1996Ichthyophiidae Frank and Ramus
2012Ichthyophiidae Maddin et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
classAmphibia
orderTemnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
GymnophionomorphaMarjanović and Laurin 2008
orderGymnophionaRafinesque 1814
Apoda(Oppel 1810)
familyIchthyophiidae
familyIchthyophiidae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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G. Ichthyophis Fitzinger 1826 [Asian caecilian]
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Ichthyophis bannanicus Yang 1984 [Mangla county caecilian]
Ichthyophis glutinosus Linnaeus 1758 [Ceylon caecilian]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Dispersal: waterc
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Uhen 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available