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Abronia fimbriata

Synonyms: Barissia fimbriata; Gerrhonotus fimbriatus

Wikipedia Abstract

Abronia fimbriata is a species of lizard endemic to the mountains of east-central Guatemala, including Sierra de Xucaneb, Sierra de las Minas, Sierra de Chuacús and Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, and is found in the cloud forests at elevations of 1,400–2,100 m. Its extent of occurrence is estimated to be only 1,500 km2, and is considered to be endangered. Conservation efforts are being made to save Abronia fimbriata. It can be found in several protected areas such as Biotopo Universitario Mario Dary Rivera and Reserva de Biosfera Sierra de Las Minas and several private reserves.
View Wikipedia Record: Abronia fimbriata

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Abronia fimbriata

Range Map


NE Guatemala (Northeastern Guatemalan highlands; known with certainty from the cloud forests of the western portion of the Sierra de las Minas, Department of Baja Verapaz, at elevations of 1500 to 2100 m, and from the Sierra de Xucaneb (Montaña Ulpán), De;

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