Samiksha Jaiswal

Abronia graminea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Squamata
Genus  Abronia
Higher classification  Abronia
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Anguidae
Scientific name  Abronia graminea
Rank  Species
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Similar  Abronia, Abronia taeniata, Southern alligator lizard, Abronia lythrochila, Abronia mixteca

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Abronia graminea is an endangered arboreal alligator lizard described in 1864 by Cope.

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This species is endemic to the highlands of the states of Veracruz and adjacent Puebla, Mexico. It is considered to be moderately common and is regularly recorded, but its abundance is decreasing. Animals inhabit bromeliads in the canopy of montane pine-oak and cloud forest. It seems unlikely that this species can be found in degraded habitat. This is a viviparous species. The species is threatened by deforestation and degradation of habitat, largely through the conversion of land to agricultural use. The pet trade is a potential aid to the preservation of this species through captive breeding programs.

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References

Abronia graminea Wikipedia


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