|Scientific Name:||Acanthodactylus savignyi|
|Species Authority:||(Audouin, 1809)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Near Threatened ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Slimani, T., Miras, J.A.M., Geniez, P. & Joger, U.|
|Reviewer/s:||Stuart, S.N. & Cox, N. (Global Reptile Assessment)|
Listed as Near Threatened because its extent of occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 km², and it probably occurs in several small, widely separated sub-populations, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
|Range Description:||This species is currently considered to be restricted to coastal areas of northern Algeria, although it may possibly also occur in northeastern Morocco. It occurs from sea level up to 500 m asl.|
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|Population:||It is very poorly known and has only been collected in a few sites.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is found in sandy coastal areas and other low elevation Mediterranean habitats. The female lays between four and six eggs.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is likely to be threatened by the urbanization and coastal tourism.|
|Conservation Actions:||It has been recorded from the Chrea National Park in Algeria|
Bons, J. and Geniez, P. 1996. Amphibiens et Reptiles du Maroc (Sahara Occidental compris), Atlas biogéographique. 320 pp. Asoc. Herpetol. Espanola, Barcelona.
IUCN. 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 04 May 2006.
Salvador, A. 1982. A revision of the lizards of the genus Acanthodactylus (Sauria: Lacertidae). Bonner Zoologische Monographien (No. 16) 1982: 1–167
Schleich, H H., Kästle, W. and Kabisch, K. 1996. Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa. Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein.
|Citation:||Slimani, T., Miras, J.A.M., Geniez, P. & Joger, U. 2006. Acanthodactylus savignyi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 07 March 2014.|
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