|Scientific Name:||Acanthodactylus haasi|
|Species Authority:||Leviton & Anderson, 1967|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Anderson, S., Al Johany, A.M.H. & Els, J.|
|Reviewer(s):||Cox, N.A. & Bowles, P.|
|Contributor(s):||De Silva, R., Milligan, HT, Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.|
Acanthodactylus haasi has been assessed as Least Concern owing to its large distribution in central Oman and Saudi Arabia. No specific threats have been reported and this species is not undergoing significant population declines.
|Range Description:||This species is found in central Oman, United Arab Emirates, and northern and eastern Saudi Arabia, around Dhahran and Sakaka (Leviton et al. 1992).|
Native:Oman; Saudi Arabia
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|Population:||There is no population information available for this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species inhabits deserts and dry shrublands. It is known to climb in low vegetation, which is considered unusual for the genus (Leviton et al. 1992).|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not in trade.|
|Major Threat(s):||It is unlikely that any major threat is impacting this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place, or needed for this species. It is unclear whether the species occurs in any protected areas.|
Anderson, S.C. 2007. pers. comm. Red List Assessment.
Haas, G. 1957. Some amphibians and reptiles from Arabia. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 29(3): 47-86.
IUCN. 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2012.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 17 October 2012).
Leviton, A.E. and Anderson, S.C. 1967. Survey of the reptiles of the Sheikdom of Abu Dhabi, Arabian Peninusla. Part II. Systematic account of the collection of reptiles made in the Sheikdom of Abu Daby by John Gasperetti. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4 35: 157-192.
Leviton, A.E., Anderson, S.C., Adler, K. and Minton, S.A. 1992. Handbook to Middle East Amphibians and Reptiles. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Oxford, Ohio.
Salvador, A. 1982. A revision of the lizards of the genus Acanthodactylus (Sauria: Lacertidae). Bonner Zoologische Monographien 16: 1-167.
van der Kooij, J. 2001. The herpetofauna of the Sultanate of Oman: Part 3: The true lizards, skinks and monitor lizards. Podarcis 2(1): 15-26.
|Citation:||Anderson, S., Al Johany, A.M.H. & Els, J. 2012. Acanthodactylus haasi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.|
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