|Scientific Name:||Acanthocercus yemensis|
|Species Authority:||(Klausewitz, 1954)|
Agama cyanogaster ssp. yemensis Klausewitz, 1954
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Al Jumaily, M.M. & Sindaco, R.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bowles, P. & Cox, N.A.|
Listed as Least Concern as it is common, moderately widespread, occurs both in natural habitats and around human habitation, is subject to no threats, and has an apparently stable population.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in northern Yemen. Records exist for adjacent Saudi Arabia (Arnold 1980), but the limits of its distribution in this country are not known (T. Wilms pers. comm. February 2012). It occurs from around 2,000 to 3,000 m asl (Arnold 1980).|
Native:Saudi Arabia; Yemen
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|Population:||This species is very common, with an apparently stable population (M.M. al Jumaily and R. Sindaco pers. comms. February 2012).|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This Agama can be found in rocky habitats (Arnold 1980), both on the ground and climbing rocky surfaces, and including stone walls and human habitations (M.M. al Jumaily and R. Sindaco pers. comm. February 2012).|
|Use and Trade:||This species is not used or traded.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no threats to this abundant and adaptable lizard.|
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation measures are in place or needed for this species.|
Arnold, E.N. 1980. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1977 (Dhofar). The reptiles and amphibians of Dhofar, southern Arabia. Journal of Oman Studies Special Report 2: 273-332.
IUCN. 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2012.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 17 October 2012).
|Citation:||Al Jumaily, M.M. & Sindaco, R. 2012. Acanthocercus yemensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T199599A2605872.Downloaded on 19 August 2017.|