Latastia ornata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Lacertidae

Scientific Name: Latastia ornata Monard, 1940

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-07-17
Assessor(s): Wagner, P.
Reviewer(s): Bowles, P.
Listed as Data Deficient on the basis that this species has not been recorded since its original description over 70 years ago, and there is consequently no information on its distribution, population status, natural history or threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from Bafatà in Guinea-Bissau (Trape et al. 2012). The type specimen was collected in 1938. The species has not been rediscovered since (Trape et al. 2012).
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Population [top]

Population:Nothing is known about this species' population or abundance, which is known only from a single specimen collected in 1938.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The area where this species was found lies within a large area of high quality savanna woodland in the Sudanese-Guinean climatic zone (Trape et al. 2012). Nothing specific is known of this species' natural history.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is presumed to be no use or trade in this species, which has not been reported since its original description.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is unknown whether any threats exist to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Surveys are needed to rediscover this species and to obtain information on its distribution, population status, natural history and any threats.

Citation: Wagner, P. 2013. Latastia ornata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T13151966A13151969. . Downloaded on 16 October 2018.
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