Abronia deppii

Abronia deppii

Abronia deppii

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Abronia deppii

Abronia deppii is an endangered species of arboreal alligator lizard in the family Anguidae. The species was described in 1828 by Arend Friedrich August Wiegmann, and it is endemic to Mexico.

Animal name origin

The specific name, deppii, is in honor of German naturalist Ferdinand Deppe.

Appearance

Dorsally, A. deppii is black and white.

Distribution

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A. deppii is found in the mountains of the Mexican states of Guerrero and Morelos.

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The preferred natural habitat of A. deppii is forest.

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Mating Habits

A. deppii is viviparous.

References

1. Abronia deppii Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abronia_deppii
2. Abronia deppii on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/63676/12706337

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