Abronia reidi

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Abronia reidi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Anguidae
Genus: Abronia
A. reidi
Binomial name
Abronia reidi
Werler & Shannon, 1961
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  • Abronia reidi
    Werler & Shannon, 1961
  • Gerrhonotus reidi
    Wermuth, 1969
  • Abronia (Abaculabronia) reidi Campbell & Frost, 1993
  • Abronia reidi
    Liner, 1994

Abronia reidi is a species of arboreal alligator lizard described in 1961 by John E. Werler and Frederick A. Shannon.


The specific name, reidi, is in honor of Jack Robert Reid (born 1933) of San Antonio, Texas, who was one of the collectors of the holotype.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

A. reidi is endemic to the Mexican state of Veracruz.[2]


  1. ^ Flores-Villela O, Lopez-Luna MA (2007). "Abronia reidi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2007: e.T63689A12697921. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2007.RLTS.T63689A12697921.en. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Abronia reidi ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  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. (Abronia reidi, p. 219).

Further reading[edit]

  • Werler JE, Shannon FA (1961). "Two New Lizards (Genera Abronia and Xenosaurus) from the Las Tuxtlas Range of Veracruz, Mexico". Trans. Kansas Acad Sci. 64 (2): 123-132. (Abronia reidi, new species, p. 123).