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Abronia aurita (Cope's Arboreal Alligator Lizard)

Synonyms: Barisia fimbriata; Gerrhonotus auritus

Wikipedia Abstract

Cope's Arboreal Alligator Lizard (Abronia aurita) is a species of lizard found in two isolated locations in Guatemala, one in the Alta Verapaz Department and one in the Jalapa Department
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Abronia aurita


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central American montane forests Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central American pine-oak forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust


Guatemala (Alta Verapaz), SE Mexico ? vasconcelosii: Guatemala (fide KÖHLER 2000); Terra typica: Arguetta (Guatémala), à plus de 2,000 mètres d'altitude. Terra typica: vast forests of Vera Paz, in the neighborhood of the ancient cities of Peten and Coba;

External References



Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License