Anolis simmonsi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Anolis simmonsi
Species Authority: Holman, 1964
Norops simmonsi (Holman, 1964)

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)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Mexico, where it appears to be restricted to the vicinity of Pinotepa Nacional, a small town in the Pacific lowlands in the State of Oaxaca. It is presumably a lowland species.
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Population [top]

Population: Although the species is uncommon it can still be found.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This lizard inhabits tropical deciduous forest, it may be able to persist in secondary forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species appears to be poorly known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). There are no protected areas within the species geographic range. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology and threats to this species. Populations of this species should be monitored to record changes in abundance and distribution.

Citation: Canseco-Márquez, L. 2007. Anolis simmonsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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