Abronia mitchelli Campbell, 1982

Mitchell's arboreal alligator lizard



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 5 September 1974

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient


Only known from the holotype. The habitat of Mitchell's arboreal alligator lizard (Abronia mitchelli) remains intact according to (Campbell, 2007).



Oaxaca, Mexico


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype.

Type locality: Cerro Pelon, Sierra de Juarez, Oaxaca State, Mexico.






Original scientific description:

Campbell, Jonathan A. (1982). A new species of Abronia (Sauria, Anguidae) from the sierra Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico. Herpetologica 38(3): 355-361. [Abstract]


Other references:

Campbell, Jonathan A. (2007). Abronia mitchelli. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 03 July 2011.

Campbell, Jonathan A. and Frost, D. R. (1993). Anguid lizards of the genus Abronia: revisionary notes, descriptions of four new species, a phylogenetic analysis, and key. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 216: 1-121.

Good, D. A. (1988). Phylogenetic relationships among gerrhonotine lizards: an analysis of external morphology. University of California Publications in Zoology 121: 1-139.

Liner, Ernest A. (2007). A CHECKLIST OF THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MEXICO. Louisiana State University Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science 80: 1-60.

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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