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Coniophanes alvarezi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Dipsadidae

Scientific Name: Coniophanes alvarezi Campbell, 1989

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient as only very few specimens are known and there are no recent studies from the region.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the Meseta Central of Chiapas, Mexico. It has been recorded from 2,012 to 2,134 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Mexico
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Population [top]

Population:It is very rare; very few specimens are known.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The highlands where this species occurs are covered by a temperate mesic pine-oak forest with abundant epiphytes. The species is found in the forest or on its edges.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation and small scale agriculture are major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A. 2007. Coniophanes alvarezi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63749A12713123. . Downloaded on 15 August 2018.
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