Gymnophiona,

Wilkinson, Mark, Mauro, Diego San, Sherratt, Emma & Gower, David J., 2011, A nine-family classification of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), Zootaxa 2874, pp. 41-64: 44

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.200863

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scientific name

Gymnophiona
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ORDER Gymnophiona  , 1832

Lissamphibians with elongate annulate bodies, lacking limbs and girdles. Based on current understanding of phylogeny, the extant Gymnophiona  comprise all descendents of the last common ancestor of, for example, Rhinatrema bivittatum  and Caecilia tentaculata  .