Anolis compressicauda 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Dactyloidae

Scientific Name: Anolis compressicauda Smith & Kerster, 1955
Norops compressicauda (Smith & Kerster, 1955)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Canseco-Márquez, L. & Muñoz-Alonso, A.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its abundance within its restricted distribution and occasional tolerance of disturbed areas.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Mexico, where it has been recorded from the northeastern extreme of Oaxaca, southern Veracruz, and Western Chiapas. Populations occur between 500 and 1,200 m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:In general, this is a common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This semi-arboreal and terrestrial is naturally found in lowland tropical moist forest, lower montane wet forest and pine-oak forest. Animals have been recorded from coffee plantations, and occasionally on cattle ranches.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species is generally threatened through deforestation and fire, resulting from the conversion of its natural habitat to agricultural use.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Populations have been recorded from a community protected area named Los Chimalapas and in the El Ocote Biosphere Reserve. Further studies are needed into the threats to this species and the persistence of populations in degraded habitats.

Citation: Canseco-Márquez, L. & Muñoz-Alonso, A. 2007. Anolis compressicauda. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T64189A12745764. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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