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G. multiplicata belongs to the little known order of caecilians. Caecilians are limbless burrowing amphibians. G. multiplicata is a purple-ish species with white eye spots and tentacles beneath these spots.
Like most caecilians, G. multiplicata are fossorial. They are found in Central America; this individual was found in a low-land swamp tropical forest. They are also known to be found in subtropical or tropical montane forests, pastures, and plantations.
Unfortunately this individual was found freshly dead on top of leaf litter. It had been freshly cut in half but something. Savage, J. M. . The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica.