Abronia lythrochila

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Abronia lythrochila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Anguidae
Genus: Abronia
Species: A. lythrochila
Binomial name
Abronia lythrochila
Smith & Álvarez del Toro, 1963
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Abronia lythrochila is a species of lizard in the family Anguidae known by the common name red-lipped arboreal alligator lizard. It is endemic to the state of Chiapas in Mexico.[1]

This species lives in montane pine-oak forest. It has a relatively small range but it is common there; it is threatened by deforestation but much of its range is in protected areas, including Lagunas de Montebello National Park.[1]


  1. ^ a b Campbell, J.A. & Muñoz-Alonso, A. 2007. Abronia lythrochila. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 26 March 2015.

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