Abronia mitchelli

Abronia mitchelli

Abronia mitchelli

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Abronia mitchelli

Abronia mitchelli is a species of arboreal alligator lizard in the family Anguidae. The species, which was originally described in 1982 by Jonathan A. Campbell, is endemic to southwestern Mexico.

Animal name origin

The specific name, mitchelli, is in honor of American herpetologist Lyndon A. Mitchell.

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A. mitchelli is found in the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

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The natural habitat of A. mitchelli is cloud forest at an altitude of 2,750 m (9,020 ft).

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Mating Habits

A. mitchelli is viviparous.

References

1. Abronia mitchelli Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abronia_mitchelli
2. Abronia mitchelli on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/63683/12696624

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