Abronia bogerti

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Abronia bogerti
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Anguidae
Genus: Abronia
Species: A. bogerti
Binomial name
Abronia bogerti
Tihen, 1954
Map of southern Mexico and Guatemala showing a highlighted range (in red) covering a small area in the center of the Isthmus of Tehunatepec
Range of Abronia bogerti

Abronia bogerti is a species of lizard in the family Anguidae known by the common name Bogert's arboreal alligator lizard. It is endemic to Mexico.[1]

A single specimen was collected in 1954, and A. bogerti has not been spotted since. The location was "north of Niltepec, between Cerro Atravesado and Sierra Madre, Oaxaca", in Mexico. Because the species was collected in the canopy of the forest, it is believed that deforestation and ongoing crop and livestock farming pose the largest threats to its survival. Mexican law protects the lizard.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Campbell, J. A. 2007. Abronia bogerti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 04 April 2015.