Phyllodactylus bordai 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Phyllodactylidae

Scientific Name: Phyllodactylus bordai
Species Authority: Taylor, 1942

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Canseco-Márquez, L., Campbell, J.A., Ponce-Campos, P., Muñoz-Alonso, A. & García Aguayo, A.
Reviewer(s): Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a protected area, has a tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Mexico, where it has been recorded from the mountains near Taxco, at the Rio Balsas, Guerrero State and in the Cuicatlan Valley, Oaxaca State. Populations are known from 461 to 1,725 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It can be a locally common species.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species naturally inhabits tropical deciduous dry forest and secondary forest, and appears to be very adaptable to some habitat disturbance.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). Populations have been recorded in the Valle de Tehuacan, Cuicatlan Biosphere Reserve. No direct conservation measures are currently needed for this species.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
suitability: Suitable  
1. Forest -> 1.9. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane
suitability: Suitable  
14. Artificial/Terrestrial -> 14.1. Artificial/Terrestrial - Arable Land
suitability: Suitable  
14. Artificial/Terrestrial -> 14.4. Artificial/Terrestrial - Rural Gardens
suitability: Suitable  
14. Artificial/Terrestrial -> 14.5. Artificial/Terrestrial - Urban Areas
suitability: Suitable  

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
  Occur in at least one PA:Yes
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education

Bibliography [top]

Dixon, J.R. 1964. The systematics and distribution of lizards of the genus Phyllodactylus in North and Central America. Bulletin of the University of New México, Biological Series 61(1): 1-139.

Dixon, J.R. 1966. Speciation and systematics of the gekkonid lizard genus Phyllodactylus of the islands of the Gulf of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 33(13): 415-452.

IUCN. 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: (Accessed: 12th September 2007).

Taylor, E.H. 1942. Some geckos of the genus Phyllodactylus. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 28(6): 91-112.

Citation: Canseco-Márquez, L., Campbell, J.A., Ponce-Campos, P., Muñoz-Alonso, A. & García Aguayo, A. 2007. Phyllodactylus bordai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T64040A12739163. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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