Cryophis hallbergi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cryophis hallbergi
Species Authority: Bogert & Duellman, 1963

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Canseco-Márquez, L.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in northern Oaxaca, Mexico, at Sierra de Juarez and Sierra Mazateca. It ranges from elevations of 1,200 to 1,865 m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: It is a rare species, known only from a few specimens.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An inhabitant of cloud forest. It has not been collected from disturbed areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation is a major threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is protected by Mexican law under the category A (Threatened). It has not been recorded from any protected areas.

Citation: Canseco-Márquez, L. 2007. Cryophis hallbergi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 27 August 2015.
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