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  • n. Plural form of caecilian.

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Examples

  • Scientists around the world have come up short after an unprecedented attempt to locate 100 species of lost frogs, salamanders, and caecilians.

    PHOTOS: Lost Frogs Signal 'The Sixth Great Extinction'

  • Scientists around the world have come up short after an unprecedented attempt to locate 100 species of "lost" frogs, salamanders, and caecilians.

    PHOTOS: Lost Frogs Signal 'The Sixth Great Extinction'

  • Six species of endemic caecilians are known to occur in the deep beds of moist humus, but are only rarely seen.

    Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, Seychelles

  • In addition to the tortoises, there are several native terrapins, 7 species of legless caecilians, 4 native frogs, 3 native snakes, an endemic chameleon, and several species of geckos and skinks.

    Granitic Seychelles forests

  • Introduced goats, pigs, and cattle inhibit regeneration of native forest; and introduced cats, dogs, common mynah (Acridotheres tristis), and tenrecs prey upon native species, particularly birds, lizards, caecilians, and invertebrates.

    Granitic Seychelles forests

  • Such ancient species include endemic palm trees such as the coco-de-mer and seven species of caecilians.

    Granitic Seychelles forests

  • There are three extant orders in the Class Amphibia: Anura (frogs and toads), Caudata (salamanders), and Apoda (caecilians).

    Amphibian

  • Interestingly, there are seven species of caecilians on the Seychelles, yet this amphibian order is not represented on Madagascar or on any of the other Indian Ocean Islands.

    Biological diversity in Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

  • The third amphibian group, the caecilians, is smaller still with a total of only 162 species, all of which are restricted to the tropics.

    Amphibian

  • I will further evolve into frogs, salamanders, and caecilians.

    Anti-Feminists Attack Pharyngula (yes, again)

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