Boulengerula fischeri

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Taxonavigation: Gymnophiona 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Gymnophiona

Familia: Caeciliidae
Subfamilia: Caeciliinae
Genus: Boulengerula
Species: Boulengerula fischeri


Boulengerula fischeri Nussbaum & Hinkel, 1994

Type locality: "Forêt de Cyamudongo near Forêt de Nyungwe, 17002000 m, Cyangugu Prefecture, Rwanda".

Holotype: UMMZ 196240.


  • Gower, D.J. et al. 2011: The systematics of Boulengerula fischeri (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) based on morphological and molecular data. Zootaxa, 2767: 14–24. Preview
  • Measey, G.J. et al. 2011: Rediscovery of Boulengerula fischeri, with notes on its morphology and habitat. African journal of herpetology, 60(1): 47–59. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2011.564659
  • Nussbaum and Hinkel, 1994, Copeia, 1994: 756.
  • Frost, D. 2008. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Boulengerula fischeri
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Boulengerula fischeri. AmphibiaWeb, available at
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Boulengerula fischeri  (Data Deficient) Downloaded on 11 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Fischer's African Caecilian