Abronia ochoterenai (Campo, 1939)

Northern Chiapas arboreal alligator lizard



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gerrhonotus vasconcelosii ochoterenai Campo, 1939 (original combination); Gerrhonotus ochoterenai (Campo, 1939)


Transferred to the genus Abronia by (Tihen, 1949).


Conservation Status

Last record: 1930's


IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Chiapas, Mexico


Biology & Ecology




Two specimens are in museums (IBUNAM 338 and 339).

Type locality: Santa Rosa, Comitan, Chiapas, Mexico.






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.

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

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

Hartweg, N. and Tihen, Joseph Anton. (1946). Lizards of the genus Gerrhonotus from Chiapas, Mexico. Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan 497: 1-16.

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

Tihen, Joseph Anton. (1949). The genera of gerrhonotine lizards. Am. Midl. Nat. 41: 580-601.


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