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Quedenfeldtia moerens 

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Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Sphaerodactylidae

Scientific Name: Quedenfeldtia moerens (Chabanaud, 1916)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Joger, U., Slimani, T., El Mouden, H. & Geniez, P.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N. & Cox, N. (Global Reptile Assessment)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively 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 is found in western Morocco throughout the High Atlas and Anti-Atlas mountains, Djbel Sagho and Djbel Ouarkziz. It may be present in Western Sahara but its presence here needs to be confirmed. The species ranges up to 4,000 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Morocco
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Population [top]

Population:It is quite a common species through most of its range.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is associated with montane rock faces and boulders, often close to water sources. The female lays two to three clutches of a single egg, which are deposited in rock crevices.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is not known to be facing any threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has been recorded from several National Parks.

Citation: Joger, U., Slimani, T., El Mouden, H. & Geniez, P. 2006. Quedenfeldtia moerens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61563A12516752. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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