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Brachymeles wrighti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Scincidae

Scientific Name: Brachymeles wrighti Taylor, 1925

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-04-22
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Brown, R., Afuang, L. & Ledesma, M.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N. & Hoffmann, M. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements, threats and conservation status.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to the Philippines, where it is known only from two specimens collected in Baguio in the mountains of norther Luzon during the early 1900's (Brown and Alcala 1980). It was collected at about 900 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Philippines
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):900
Upper elevation limit (metres):900
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Population [top]

Population:There are currently no details available on the abundance of this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species was collected during an excavation for a church and during the ploughing of a field (Brown and Alcala 1980). No further details about the natural history of this species are available.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species was not collected in a protected area, and it is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology, and threats to this poorly-known species.

Citation: Brown, R., Afuang, L. & Ledesma, M. 2009. Brachymeles wrighti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T169894A6687254. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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