|Scientific Name:||Cryptoblepharus renschi|
|Species Authority:||Mertens, 1928|
Ablepharus boutonii subspecies renschi (Mertens, 1928)
Cryptoblepharus boutonii subspecies renschi Mertens, 1928
|Taxonomic Notes:||The specific status of Cryptoblepharus spp. is not completely accepted and most species are considered as subspecies by many authors (Rocha et al. 2006).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)|
|Contributor/s:||De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.|
Cryptoblepharus renschi has been assessed as Least Concern due to its tolerance of a broad range of habitats, including anthropogenic environments. No specific threats have been reported and this species is not undergoing significant population declines.
|Range Description:||This species inhabits Bali, Sumba, Padar, Komodo, Kangean Islands, Pulau Longo, and possibly western Flores (McKay 2006). The area in which this species is distributed is approximately 22,549 km².|
Native:Indonesia (Bali, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is.)
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|Population:||There is no population information available for this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
This species is diurnal, arboreal and inhabits savanna and moist lowland forest (McKay 2006). It is also known to be abundant on walls of buildings and in gardens.
This lizard is oviparous, with a clutch size of one to two eggs (Greer 1974).
|Major Threat(s):||High rates of deforestation are occurring in Indonesia due to the expansion of agricultural areas and plantations. However, this cannot be interpreted as a major threat to this species as it is able to utilize anthropogenic habitats.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place for this species, however, in places its distribution coincides with protected areas. The entire island of Komodo has been listed as a UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve since 1977. No further conservation measures are required for this species.|
|Citation:||Ineich, I. 2010. Cryptoblepharus renschi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 13 December 2013.|
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