Phrynosoma braconnieri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Phrynosomatidae

Scientific Name: Phrynosoma braconnieri Duméril & Bocourt, 1870

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Canseco-Márquez, L., Mendoza-Quijano, F. & Ponce-Campos, P.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Listed as Least Concern because, although its extent of occurrence is less than 20,000 km², it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to southern Mexico, where it occurs in the States of Puebla, Oaxaca and Morelos. It has been taken from close to the border with Veracruz, and may be present in this State. It is found at elevations of about 800 to 1,800 m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in primary and secondary tropical deciduous forest, scrubland and primary oak forest. It can be found in traditional agricultural areas, such as corn fields. It is a viviparous species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In general, there appear to be no major threats to this species. Some populations are impacted by roads and others are overcollected for the pet trade.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). It is present in the Tehuacan-Cuicatlan Valley Biosphere Reserve. Further studies are needed into the biology and ecology of this species.

Citation: Canseco-Márquez, L., Mendoza-Quijano, F. & Ponce-Campos, P. 2007. Phrynosoma braconnieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T64071A12741450. . Downloaded on 26 September 2018.
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