Sceloporus bulleri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Phrynosomatidae

Scientific Name: Sceloporus bulleri Boulenger, 1894

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Frost, D.R., Hammerson, G.A., Ponce-Campos, P. & Gadsden. H.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its 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 occurs in the Sierra Madre Occidental of western Mexico from southern Sinaloa through southwestern Durango. A disjunct population occurs in northwestern Jalisco, Mexico. The species is not present on the east-facing slopes of the Sierra Madre (Webb 1967). It has been reported from approximately 426 (Jalisco) to 2,133 m asl (Webb 1967).
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Population [top]

Population:It is common within its habitat.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits rugged mountainous areas, where it can be found in mixed boreal-tropical forest and tropical deciduous forests (Webb, 1967). Animals may be encountered on large boulders, steep-sided rock walls, logs and upright deciduous or pine trees (Webb, 1967). It is probably aviviparous species, although this needs to be confirmed.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats. There is incidental habitat loss at a local level only, since it inhabits places that are not suitable for intensive human activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known whether or not it occurs in any protected areas.

Citation: Frost, D.R., Hammerson, G.A., Ponce-Campos, P. & Gadsden. H. 2007. Sceloporus bulleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T64090A12736680. . Downloaded on 19 October 2017.
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