|Scientific Name:||Abronia oaxacae (Günther, 1885)|
Gerrhonotus oaxacae Günther, 1885
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Cox, N.A., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N.|
Listed as Vulnerable because its extent of occurrence is less than 20,000 km², its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to the Variance highlands in central Oaxaca State, Mexico. It has been recorded at elevations of 2,100 to 2,743 m asl.|
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|Population:||It is a moderately common species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is an arboreal species found in primary pine-oak forest. It has been recorded from moderately disturbed areas.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is threatened by the conversion of forested areas to agricultural land.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). It has not been recorded from any protected areas. There is a need to maintain forested areas for this species.|
Campbell, J.A. and Frost, D.R. 1993. Anguid lizards of the genus Abronia: revisionary notes, descriptions of four new species, a phylogenetic analysis, and key. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 216: 1-121.
Good, D.A. 1988. Phylogenetic relationships among gerrhonotine lizards: an analysis of external morphology. University of California Publications in Zoology 121: 1-139.
IUCN. 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 12th September 2007).
|Citation:||Campbell, J. 2007. Abronia oaxacae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63685A12697055.Downloaded on 17 December 2017.|
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