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).





Biology & Ecology




Holotype: IBHUNAM 340.

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






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. ( Downloaded on 03 July 2011.

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

Regalado, Pedro Galán. (2015). Los Anfibios y Reptiles Extinguidos: Herpetofauna Desaparecida Desde el Año 1500. Monografías de la Universidade da Coruña 155: 1-509.


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