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Anolis polyrhachis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA DACTYLOIDAE

Scientific Name: Anolis polyrhachis
Species Authority: Smith, 1968
Synonym/s:
Norops polyrhachis (Smith, 1968)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor/s: Canseco-Márquez, L.
Reviewer/s: Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the Sierra de Juarez, in Oaxaca State, Mexico. It can be found at around 2,100 m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Mexico
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Population [top]

Population: This is a species that is rarely seen.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a semi-arboreal species that is restricted to primary pine-oak and cloud forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There appear to be no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). While it is not known from any protected areas, the forest in Sierra de Juarez is effectively protected by local community initiatives. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology, and threats to this poorly-known species.
Citation: Canseco-Márquez, L. 2007. Anolis polyrhachis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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