Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is endemic to the Grijalva Valley of Chiapas State, Mexico, and adjacent parts of Guatemala. It has been recorded at elevations between 500 and 1,000 meters.
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Continent: Middle-America
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas), Guatemala  
Type locality: Near Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
These lizards can be found on boulders and low trees within dry forest and pine-scrub habitats, including disturbed areas.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A.

Reviewer/s
Bowles, P.

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Least Concern since, although its extent of occurrence is less than 20,000 km², it is common and somewhat adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

History
  • 2007
    Least Concern
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Population

Population
This is a common species.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There appear to be no major threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Conservation needs include better information on the species' distribution, abundance, population trend, and threats. Populations of this species are present in the Cañon del Sumidero National Park and La Sepultura Biosphere Reserve.
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