|Scientific Name:||Sceloporus carinatus|
|Species Authority:||Smith, 1936|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A.|
Listed as Least Concern since, although its extent of occurrence is less than 20,000 km², it is common and somewhat adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to the Grijalva Valley of Chiapas State, Mexico, and adjacent parts of Guatemala. It has been recorded at elevations between 500 and 1,000 meters.|
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|Population:||This is a common species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||These lizards can be found on boulders and low trees within dry forest and pine-scrub habitats, including disturbed areas.|
|Use and Trade:||
This species is not utilized or traded to any significant degree.
|Major Threat(s):||There appear to be no major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Conservation needs include better information on the species' distribution, abundance, population trend, and threats. Populations of this species are present in the Cañon del Sumidero National Park and La Sepultura Biosphere Reserve.|
|Citation:||Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A. 2013. Sceloporus carinatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 January 2015.|
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