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Abronia anzuetoi CAMPBELL & FROST, 1993

IUCN Red List - Abronia anzuetoi - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaAnguidae (Gerrhonotinae), Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesAnzuetoi Arboreal Alligator Lizard 
SynonymAbronia (Auriculabronia) anzuetoi CAMPBELL & FROST 1993
Abronia anzuetoi — KÖHLER 2000: 38 
DistributionSC Guatemala, elevation 1219-2286 m

Type locality: “in cloud forest at 1219 m (4000 feet) elevation on the south slope of Volcán de Agua, Finca Rosario Vista Hermosa, Department of Escuintla, Guatemala. This site is about 12 km (airline) NNE Escuintla at approximately 14° 25' N, 90° 44' W."

Habitat: cloudforest Map legend:
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TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 129013, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA
  • Campbell J A; Frost D R 1993. Anguid lizards of the genus Abronia: revisionary notes, descriptions of four new species, a phylogenetic analysis, and key. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 216: 1-121
  • Campbell, Jonathan A., Mahmood Sasa, Manuel Acevedo and Joseph R. Mendelson, III. 1998. A new species of Abronia (Squamata: Anguidae) from the High Cuchumatanes of Guatemala. Herpetologica 54 (2): 221-234. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
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