Lerista clara 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Scincidae

Scientific Name: Lerista clara Smith & Adams, 2007

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2017-02-22
Assessor(s): How, R. & Cowan, M.
Reviewer(s): Bowles, P.
Contributor(s): Woods, C.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Tognelli, M.F.
This species has an extensive distribution in Western Australia and there are no known major threats currently affecting its population. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Western Australia and is found on the coast and hinterland from Anna Plains in the north and south to North West Cape, including many Pilbara islands (Smith and Adams 2007).
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Western Australia)
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information on the population size or trend of this species. It appears to be a relatively common species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found in a variety of habitats, from coastal dunes to red dunes and sandy soils of the interior of its distribution (Cogger 2014).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species does not appear to be used or traded.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is unlikely this species faces any major threats at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species-specific conservation actions in place, but L. clara is known to occur in multiple conservation reserves throughout its range (Atlas of Living Australia 2015).

Citation: How, R. & Cowan, M. 2017. Lerista clara. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T109475458A109475461. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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