|Scientific Name:||Abronia ochoterenai|
|Species Authority:||(Martin del Campo, 1939)|
Gerrhonotus vasconcelosii subspecies ochoterenai Martin del Campo, 1939
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A.|
Listed as Data Deficient because the species is known only from the type series collected in the 1930s from an imprecise locality.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the imprecise type locality of "Santa Rosa, Comitan" in eastern Chiapas, Mexico. The exact location of the collection site is not known. It is believed to have been collected at an elevation between 1,800 and 2,300 meters.|
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|Population:||This species is known only from two animals collected in the 1930s. There have been no recent surveys within the area of collection.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is an arboreal species of tropical cloud forest. It is not thought to tolerate much habitat disturbance.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is threatened by deforestation resulting from the harvesting of timber and wood products, and the conversion of land to agricultural use.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). It is not known if the species is present in any protected areas. Further field surveys are needed to study the species ecology, and to better determine the extent of its geographic range.|
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. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 13 November 2013).
Köhler, G. 2003. Reptiles of Central America. Herpeton, Germany. 368 pp.
Wilson, L.D., Townsend, J.H. and Johnson, J.D. (eds.). 2010. Conservation of Mesoamerican Amphibians and Reptiles. Eagle Mountain Publishing, Eagle Mountain, Utah.
|Citation:||Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A. 2013. Abronia ochoterenai. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.|
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