Abronia ramirezi

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Abronia ramirezi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Anguidae
Genus: Abronia
Species: A. ramirezi
Binomial name
Abronia ramirezi
Campbell, 1994
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Abronia ramirezi is species of arboreal alligator lizard described in 1994 by Campbell. The species is endemic to Mexico.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, ramirezi, is in honor of Mexican herpetologist Antonio Ramirez Velazquez.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

A. ramirezi is found in the Mexican state of Chiapas.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell JA, Muñoz-Alonso A (2007). "Abronia ramirezi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 February 2009. 
  2. ^ 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. (Abronia ramirezi, p. 216).
  3. ^ "Abronia ramirezi ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further reading[edit]

  • Campbell JA (1994). "A New Species of Elongate Abronia (Squamata: Anguidae) from Chiapas, Mexico". Herpetologica 50 (1): 1-7. (Abronia ramirezi, new species).