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Abronia leurolepis Campbell & Frost, 1993

Smoothback arboreal alligator lizard

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1930's

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Only known from the holotype, collected sometime during the 1930's (Campbell and Muñoz-Alonso, 2007).

 

Distribution

Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: IBHUNAM 340.

Type locality: Santa Rosa, near Comitán, E Chiapas, Mexico (1800-2300 m)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Campbell, Jonathan A. and Frost, Darrel R. (1993). Anguid lizards of the genus Abronia: revisionary note, description of four new species, a phylogenetic analysis, and key. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 216: 1-121. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A. (2007). Abronia leurolepis. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 03 July 2011.

Köhler, G. (2000). Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Abronia&species=leurolepis

 

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