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Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs in northern Oaxaca, Mexico, at Sierra de Juarez and Sierra Mazateca. It ranges from elevations of 1,200 to 1,865 m asl.
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Continent: Middle-America
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)  
Type locality: 6 km south of Campamento Vista Hermosa, 1865 m, ..., Ixtlán, Oaxaca.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
An inhabitant of cloud forest. It has not been collected from disturbed areas.

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-Márquez, 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 and ecological requirements.
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Population

Population
It is a rare species, known only from a few specimens.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
Deforestation is a major threat to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species is protected by Mexican law under the category A (Threatened). It has not been recorded from any protected areas.
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