|Scientific Name:||Lerista allochira|
|Species Authority:||Kendrick, 1989|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Maryan, B. and Shea, G.M.|
|Reviewer/s:||Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)|
|Contributor/s:||De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.|
Lerista allochira has been assessed as Least Concern. Although this species has a small range, it is not known to be threatened. Further research and monitoring are suggested to ensure this species does not trigger a higher threat category in the future.
|Range Description:||This species is known from the Northwest Cape of Western Australia. Its type locality is Yardie Creek Gorge.|
Native:Australia (Western Australia)
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|Population:||There are no population data available for this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species has been reported from dissected limestone gorges and plateaus, preferring sparsely vegetated areas.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threat processes impacting this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. Most of the range of this species coincides with the Cape Range National Park (G. Shea pers. comm. 2008). Research into its abundance and threats are suggested, and population monitoring is recommended.|
Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. New Holland Publishers, Sydney.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).
Smith, L.A. and Adams, M. 2007. Revision of the Lerista muelleri species-group (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in Western Australia, with a redescription of L. muelleri (Fischer, 1881) and the description of nine new species. Records of the Western Australian Museum 23: 309-357.
Wilson, S. and Swan, G. 2003. A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia. New Holland, Sydney.
|Citation:||Maryan, B. and Shea, G.M. 2010. Lerista allochira. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 10 March 2014.|
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