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Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is endemic to Mexico, where it appears to be restricted to the vicinity of Pinotepa Nacional, a small town in the Pacific lowlands in the State of Oaxaca. It is presumably a lowland species.
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Continent: Middle-America
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)  
Type locality: Mexico: Rio Canoa, 16.25 mi W Pinotepec National, Oaxaca;
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This lizard inhabits tropical deciduous forest, it may be able to persist in secondary forest.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2007

Assessor/s
Canseco-Mrquez, L.

Reviewer/s
Cox, N., Chanson, J.S. & Stuart, S.N. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team)

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
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Population

Population
Although the species is uncommon it can still be found.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species appears to be poorly known.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species is protected by Mexican law under the category Pr (Special Protection). There are no protected areas within the species geographic range. Further studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, ecology and threats to this species. Populations of this species should be monitored to record changes in abundance and distribution.
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