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- proper n. A taxonomic order within the subclass Lissamphibia — the caecilian amphibians.
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The description of this species has now been printed in Zootaxa 1409: 51-59 (2007) by G. Bhatta, K.P. Dinesh, P. Prashanth and N.U. Kulkarni in a paper entitled "A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Goa, India".
(Gymnophiona, Coecilia, or Peromela), serpent-like amphibia that live in moist soil in the tropics, and in many respects represent the transition from the gill-breathing amphibia to the lung-breathing reptiles.
A new lungless caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) from Guyana.
Trophic ecology of east African caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), and their impact on forest soil invertebrates.
'Naked snakes' aren't snakes at all, of course, but this is what Gymnophiona means