Stenodactylus slevini 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Gekkonidae

Scientific Name: Stenodactylus slevini Haas, 1957
Common Name(s):
English Slevin's Sand Gecko, Slevin's Short-fingered Gecko
Stenodactylus haasi Kluge, 1967
Stenodactylus arabicus Haas, 1957
Taxonomic Source(s): Bauer, A.M., Masroor, R., Titus-McQuillan, J., Heinicke, M.P., Daza, J.D. and Jackman, T.R. 2013. A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 3599(4): 301-324.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2012-02-08
Assessor(s): Soorae, P., Amr, Z.S.S., Al Johany, A.M.H., Els, J., Anderson, S., Papenfuss, T. & Sindaco, R.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N.A. & Bowles, P.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Cox, N.A.
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species has been recorded from northwestern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, southern Iraq, scattered records in parts of the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Yemen. It is found from sea level to around 1,000 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Bahrain; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1000
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Population [top]

Population:It can be a common species in appropriate habitats.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is associated with sandy and gravel desert and semi desert habitats.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There appears to be no trade in this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this widespread species as a whole, especially as much of its distribution is within relatively unpopulated desert areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Populations occurs in several protected areas. There are no direct conservation measures currently needed for this species as a whole.

Citation: Soorae, P., Amr, Z.S.S., Al Johany, A.M.H., Els, J., Anderson, S., Papenfuss, T. & Sindaco, R. 2012. Stenodactylus slevini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T164584A1059524. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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