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.


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]


  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).