Ameiva major 


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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
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]

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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 28 November 2015.
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