Abronia martindelcampoi

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Abronia martindelcampoi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Anguidae
Genus: Abronia
Species: A. martindelcampoi
Binomial name
Abronia martindelcampoi
Flores-Villela & Sánchez-Herrera, 2003
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Abronia martindelcampoi is an endangered species of arboreal alligator lizard described in 2003 by Flores-Villela and Sánchez-Herrera.[1][2]


The specific name, martindelcampoi, is in honor of Mexican herpetologist Rafael Martín del Campo.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

A. martindelcampoi has been found only in the Mexican state of Guerrero.[2]


  1. ^ a b Canseco-Márquez L, Campbell JA, Ponce-Campos P, Muñoz-Alonso A, García Aguayo A (2007). "Abronia martindelcampoi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 February 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Abronia martindelcampoi at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 22 November 2014.
  3. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. ("Del Campo", p. 69; Abronia martindelcampoi, p. 169).

Further reading[edit]

  • Flores-Villela O, Sánchez-H[errera] O (2003). "A New Species of Abronia (Squamata: Anguidae) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Mexico, with Comments on Abronia deppii ". Herpetologica 59 (4): 524-531. (Abronia martindelcampoi, new species).