publication . Article . 2015

Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico

Julio A. Lemos-Espinal; Geoffrey R. Smith;
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  • Published: 24 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Abstract
<jats:p>We compiled a checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. The herpetofauna of Hidalgo consists of a total of 175 species: 54 amphibians (14 salamanders and 40 anurans); and 121 reptiles (one crocodile, five turtles, 36 lizards, 79 snakes). These taxa represent 32 families (12 amphibian families, 20 reptile families) and 87 genera (24 amphibian genera, 63 reptile genera). Two of these species are non-native species (Hemidactylus frenatus Duméril and Bibron, 1836 and Indotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803)). This herpetofauna represents a mixture of species from both the Sierra Madre Oriental and the Transvolcanic Belt. In additi...
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free text keywords: Amphibians, Reptiles, Hidalgo, Mexico, Endangered species, Hemidactylus frenatus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Near-threatened species, Threatened species, Crocodile, biology.animal, Ecology, IUCN Red List, Critically endangered, Amphibian
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publication . Article . 2015

Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico

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