The caecilians are an order of amphibians that superficially resemble earthworms or snakes. They mostly live hidden in the ground, making them the least familiar order of amphibians.
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- Scientific name: Gymnophiona
- Higher classification: Lissamphibia
- Rank: Order
- Lower classifications: Scolecomorphidae, Caeciliidae, Rhinatrematidae,Ichthyophiidae