publication . Article . 2016

Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Coahuila, Mexico, with comparison with adjoining states

Lemos-Espinal, Julio A.; Smith, Geoffrey R.;
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  • Published: 01 May 2016 Journal: issue 593, pages 117-137issn: 1313-2989, eissn: 1313-2970, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Abstract
Abstract We compiled a checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of the state of Coahuila, Mexico. The list comprises 133 species (24 amphibians, 109 reptiles), representing 27 families (9 amphibians, 18 reptiles) and 65 genera (16 amphibians, 49 reptiles). Coahuila has a high richness of lizards in the genus Sceloporus. Coahuila has relatively few state endemics, but has several regional endemics. Overlap in the herpetofauna of Coahuila and bordering states is fairly extensive. Of the 132 species of native amphibians and reptiles, eight are listed as Vulnerable, six as Near Threatened, and six as Endangered in the IUCN Red List. In the SEMARNAT listing, 19 speci...
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free text keywords: Conservation Status, Herpetofauna, Biogeography, IUCN Red List, Checklist
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publication . Article . 2016

Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Coahuila, Mexico, with comparison with adjoining states

Lemos-Espinal, Julio A.; Smith, Geoffrey R.;