Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is endemic to China and occurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Zhao and Adler 1993).
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Continent: Asia
Distribution: C Asia (E Turkestan, Dsungarei, Mongolia, Tibet) China (Xinjiang, Gansu)  
Type locality: Eastern Turkestan, in the plains.  nasatus: W China;
Type locality: between the mountain pass of Topa-Duvan (Topa-Bell, Karaduvan Ridge, 41° 11’ N, 80° 48’ E, and the town of Aksu (41° 11’ N, 80° 14’ E), Kashgaria, western China.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits the large Tarim Basin desert of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Guo and Wang 2007).

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Phrynocephalus axillaris

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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
2010

Assessor/s
Manthey, U.

Reviewer/s
Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)

Contributor/s
De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.

Justification
Phrynocephalus axillaris has been assessed as Least Concern because it is not being impacted upon by any major threats or undergoing any population declines.
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Population

Population
There is no population information available for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
This species is known from an area of low human population density and it is therefore unlikely that it is affected by any major threats.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known species-specific conservation measures in place, or needed, for this species.
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