Caeciliidae(redirected from Common caecilians)
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a family of amphibians of the order Apoda. Caecilians reach a length of 1.1 m and resemble large earthworms. There are 25 genera, distributed in the tropics of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. The amphibians live mostly in soil or rotten wood. Some species inhabit ants’ or termites’ nests.