|Scientific Name:||Anolis granuliceps Boulenger, 1898|
Anolis breviceps Boulenger, 1913
Norops granuliceps (Boulenger, 1898)
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Castro, F. & Mayer, G.C.|
|Reviewer(s):||Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M.|
|Contributor(s):||Hedges, B., Powell, R., De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.|
Anolis granuliceps has been assessed as Least Concern owing to its large distribution. While no major widespread threats are thought to be impacting this species, it is a lowland forest-dependent species, in a region which is being impacted by habitat loss and degradation. Monitoring of this species and its habitat should occur due to the localized threats that exist within its range.
|Range Description:||This species is known from the western slopes of the Andes, from the state of Choco in Colombia south to northwestern Ecuador. This species is found up to 550 m above sea level.|
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|Population:||There is no population information available for this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is found in lowland moist forest habitat.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species may be locally threatened by deforestation associated with an expanding human population.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. Monitoring of populations and habitat trends is required to ensure that localized threats do not become more widespread across this species' range.|
Castro, F. 2007. pers. comm. Red List Assessment.
IUCN. 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2011.1). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 30 June 2017).
Mayer, G.C. 2007. pers. comm. Red List Assessment.
Miyata, K. 1985. A new Anolis of the lionotus group from northwestern Ecuador and southwestern Colombia (Sauria: Iguanidae). Breviora 481: 1-11.
Peters, J.A. and Donoso-Barros, R. 1986. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC.
Williams, E.E. 1986. Anolis vicarius, new species, related to A. granuliceps. Caldasia 15(71/75): 452-459.
|Citation:||Castro, F. & Mayer, G.C. 2011. Anolis granuliceps. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T178231A7503093.Downloaded on 24 September 2018.|
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