First record of a caecilian (order Gymnophiona, Typhlonectes natans) in Florida and in the United States

Authors

  • Dr. Coleman M. Sheehy III Florida Museum of Natural History, Division of Herpetology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9534-9197
  • Dr. David C. Blackburn Florida Museum of Natural History, Division of Herpetology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
  • Marcel T. Kouete Florida Museum of Natural History, Division of Herpetology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
  • Kelly B. Gestring Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-Native Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, 10052 NW 53rd Street, Sunrise, Florida 33351, USA
  • Krissy Laurie Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-Native Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, 10052 NW 53rd Street, Sunrise, Florida 33351, USA
  • Austin Prechtel Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-Native Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, 10052 NW 53rd Street, Sunrise, Florida 33351, USA
  • Eric Suarez Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, 8535 Northlake Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida 33412, USA
  • Brooke L. Talley Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Hunting and Game Management, 620 S. Meridian Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, USA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17161/randa.v28i2.15629

Keywords:

Caecilian, Florida, non-native, Gymnophiona, amphibian, introduced, Typhlonectes natans

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Published

2021-07-15

How to Cite

Sheehy, C., Blackburn, D., Kouete, M., Gestring, K., Laurie, K., Prechtel, A., Suarez, E., & Talley, B. (2021). First record of a caecilian (order Gymnophiona, Typhlonectes natans) in Florida and in the United States. Reptiles &Amp; Amphibians, 28(2), 355–357. https://doi.org/10.17161/randa.v28i2.15629

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Section

Introduced Species