Anolis fraseri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae

Scientific Name: Anolis fraseri Günther, 1859
Common Name(s):
English Fraser's Anole
Anolis devillei Boulenger, 1880

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2009-06-30
Assessor(s): Castañeda, R.M., Castro, F. & Mayer, G.C.
Reviewer(s): Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M.
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.
Anolis fraseri is listed as Least Concern in view of its large distribution and localized abundance. No specific widespread threats have been reported and this species is not undergoing a significant population decline. Monitoring of this species and its habitat is recommended.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the higher altitudes and humid lowlands of the western slopes of the Andes, from Chocó in Colombia to the state of Cotopaxi in Ecuador.
Countries occurrence:
Colombia; Ecuador
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Population [top]

Population:This species is frequently seen in some localities (Castro pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is known from montane and lowland forest habitats.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is unlikely that any major threat is impacting this species. At certain altitudes, however, high levels of agricultural activity are likely to have an impact on the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. A large part of its range is contained within protected areas. Monitoring of populations and habitat is required to ensure that localized threats do not become more widespread.

Citation: Castañeda, R.M., Castro, F. & Mayer, G.C. 2011. Anolis fraseri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T178282A7513710. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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