Caecilian

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Caecilians
Dermophis mexicanus
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Subclass: Lissamphibia
Order: Gymnophiona
J.P. Müller, 1832
Faimilies

Caeciliidae
Chikilidae
Dermophiidae
Herpelidae
Ichthyophiidae
Indotyphlidae
Rhinatrematidae
Scolecomorphidae
Siphonopidae
Typhlonectidae

Distribution o caecilians (in green)

The caecilians are an order (Gymnophiona) o amphibians that superficially resemble yirdworms or snakes. Thay maistly live hidden in the grund, makin them the least familiar order o amphibians. Aw extant caecilians an thair closest fossil relatives are grooped as the clade Apoda. Thay are maistly distributit in the tropics o Sooth an Central Americae, Africae, an Sooth Asie. The diets o caecilians are nae well kent.