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Ameiva major 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Teiidae

Scientific Name: Ameiva major
Species Authority: Duméril & Bibron, 1839
Common Name(s):
English Martinique Ameiva, Martinique Giant Ameiva
Taxonomic Source(s): Harvey, M.B., Ugueto, G.N. and Gutberlet Jr., R.L. 2012. Review of Teiid morphology with a revised taxonomy and phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1-156.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Justification:
This species was known only from Martinique. It is now thought to be extinct, possibly through the introduction of predatory species to the island.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Extinct (Ex)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
Martinique
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Habitat and Ecology [top]


Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Ameiva major. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T1120A3261621. . Downloaded on 08 February 2016.
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