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Sceloporus bulleri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA PHRYNOSOMATIDAE

Scientific Name: Sceloporus bulleri
Species Authority: 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)
Justification:
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).
Countries:
Native:
Mexico
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Population [top]

Population: It is common within its habitat.
Population Trend: Stable

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.
Systems: Terrestrial

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 August 2014.
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