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Boulengerula taitana
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Gymnophiona
Family: Caeciliidae
Genus: Boulengerula
Species: B. taitana
Binomial name
Boulengerula taitana
Loveridge, 1935
Range highlighted in blue.
  • Boulengerula taitanus Loveridge, 1935
  • Afrocaecilia taitana: Taylor, 1968
  • Boulengerula taitana: Marjanovic and Laurin, 2008

The Boulengerula taitana is a species of caecilians. They belong to the family Caeciliidae. They live in Africa in countries like Kenya. Their habitat is subtropical or tropical forests. Many people mistake them for worms. They lay their eggs in foam nest in water.


  • Loader, S. & Measey, J. 2004. Boulengerula taitana. In: IUCN 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. [1]. Downloaded on 6 April 2007.

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