Micrurus nebularis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Elapidae

Scientific Name: Micrurus nebularis Roze, 1989

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 because it is known only from a few specimens. Further research is needed to determine the population size and to accurately assess the threat status of this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to northern Oaxaca in Mexico, from 1,585 to 2,256 m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is a rare species but it can still be found.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A nocturnal and crepuscular terrestrial snake found in pine-oak forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation is a potential threat to this species, but data on threats is lacking.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). One population is in Tehuacan - Cuicatlan Biosphere Reserve.

Citation: Canseco-Márquez, L. 2007. Micrurus nebularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T64029A12738193. . Downloaded on 20 April 2018.
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