Abronia reidi

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Abronia reidi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Anguidae
Genus: Abronia
Species: 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". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 February 2009. 
  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).