Family Friday

Chikilidae – Indian Caecilians

Genera: 1 – Chikila
Species: 4

Chikilidae is known as the Indian Caecilians because the species are dun dun dun… found in India but they are probably found in the surrounding countries as well. The family is relatively new, only being formed in 2012. The members of the family are kinda small, only reaching 4 inches in length. They have no larval phase, they just hatch as adults.


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