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The conservation status of the world's reptiles

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Gatus, Joey  Search this
Andrén, Claes  Search this
Ananjeva, Natalia  Search this
Latta, Craig  Search this
Stuebing, Rob  Search this
Tuniyev, Boris  Search this
Mccranie, James R.  Search this
Reynolds, Robert  Search this
Ponce-Campos, Paulino  Search this
Temple, Helen J.  Search this
Vogt, Richard C.  Search this
Lavin, Pablo  Search this
Fitzgerald, Lee  Search this
Böhme, Wolfgang  Search this
Cedeño-Vázquez, José R.  Search this
Márquez, Rafael  Search this
Santos-Barrera, Georgina  Search this
Duarte de, Barros Filho  Search this
Cogger, Hal  Search this
Wilson, Byron  Search this
Vogel, Gernot  Search this
Lymberakis, Petros  Search this
Ariano-Sánchez, Daniel  Search this
Métrailler, Sébastien  Search this
Ottenwalder, José  Search this
Hitchmough, Rod  Search this
Kuchling, Gerald  Search this
Vinke, Sabine  Search this
Vogrin, Milan  Search this
Mathews, Nixon  Search this
Lau, Michael  Search this
Pérez-Buitrago, Néstor  Search this
Arredondo, Juan Camilo  Search this
Rödel, Mark-Oliver  Search this
Montgomery, Chad  Search this
Aguilar, Cé  Search this
França, Frederico G. R.  Search this
Üzüm, Nazan  Search this
Tolson, Peter J.  Search this
Wiewandt, Thomas  Search this
Hare, Kelly  Search this
López-Luna, Marco A.  Search this
Castañeda, Maria del Rosario  Search this
Lundberg, Mikael  Search this
Tognelli, Marcelo F.  Search this
Zhou, Kaiya  Search this
Stafford, Peter  Search this
Sweet, Sam  Search this
Wearn, Oliver R.  Search this
García, Andrés  Search this
Pérez-Mellado, Valentín  Search this
Crnobrnja-Isailovic, Jelka  Search this
Corti, Claudia  Search this
Somaweera, Ruchira  Search this
Doan, Tiffany M.  Search this
Lipczynski, Nicola  Search this
Batistella, Alexandre  Search this
Young, Bruce E.  Search this
Veselý, Milan  Search this
Van Sluys, Monique  Search this
Burgess, Joseph  Search this
Iverson, John  Search this
Jenkins, Richard  Search this
Dirksen, Lutz  Search this
Crother, Brian  Search this
Kwet, Axel  Search this
Castro, Fernando  Search this
Riservato, Elisa  Search this
Werner, Yehudah L.  Search this
Roosenburg, Willem M.  Search this
Martins, Marcio  Search this
Muñoz-Alonso, Antonio  Search this
Hutchinson, Mark  Search this
Rico, Edmund L.  Search this
van Buurt, Gerard  Search this
Velasco, Alvaro  Search this
Vinke, Thomas  Search this
Wilkinson, John  Search this
Doody, J. S.  Search this
Kaska, Yakup  Search this
Nogueira, Cristiano  Search this
Espinoza, Robert E.  Search this
Aghasyan, Aram  Search this
Mathew, Rosamma  Search this
Luiselli, Luca  Search this
Morato, Sé  Search this
Nilson, Gö  Search this
Núñez, Herman  Search this
Menegon, Michele  Search this
da Rocha, Pedro L. B.  Search this
Akarsu, Ferdi  Search this
Ganesh, S. R.  Search this
Shea, Glenn  Search this
Spawls, Steve  Search this
Zamin, Tara  Search this
Pleguezuelos, Juan  Search this
Gadsden, Hector  Search this
Bauer, Aaron  Search this
Rivas, Gilson  Search this
Avci, Aziz  Search this
Powell, Robert  Search this
Allison, Allen  Search this
Lamar, William  Search this
Hilton-Taylor, Craig  Search this
Kumlutaş, Yusuf  Search this
Catenazzi, Alessandro  Search this
Basu, Dhruvayothi  Search this
Masterson, Gavin  Search this
Stuart, Simon N.  Search this
Magnusson, William E.  Search this
Hedges, S. B.  Search this
Feng, Xie  Search this
Mariaux, Jean  Search this
La Marca, Enrique  Search this
Livingstone, Suzanne R.  Search this
Chanson, Janice  Search this
Richman, Nadia  Search this
Passos, Paulo  Search this
Ajtic, Rastko  Search this
Collen, Ben  Search this
Sharifi, Mozafar  Search this
Hoffmann, Michael  Search this
Jose, Reizl  Search this
Macey, Robert  Search this
Lane, Amanda  Search this
Cruz, Felix  Search this
Bennett, Daniel  Search this
de Silva, Anslem  Search this
Baillie, Jonathan E. M.  Search this
Georges, Arthur  Search this
Baker, Patrick J.  Search this
Measey, G. J.  Search this
Gaulke, Maren  Search this
Daniels, R. J. R.  Search this
Barreto-Lima, Andr  Search this
Murphy, John  Search this
Carreira, Santiago  Search this
Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes  Search this
Bowles, Philip  Search this
Gower, David J.  Search this
Goldberg, Stephen  Search this
Mahler, D. L.  Search this
Cogalniceanu, Dan  Search this
Mendoza-Quijano, Fernando  Search this
Ineich, Ivan  Search this
Anderson, Steve  Search this
Zug, George R.  Search this
Brown, Rafe  Search this
Malhotra, Anita  Search this
Alencar, Laura R. V.  Search this
Lardner, Bjorn  Search this
Pauwels, Olivier S. G.  Search this
Daltry, Jennifer C.  Search this
Flores-Villela, Oscar  Search this
Rasmussen, Arne R.  Search this
Latta, Gabrielle  Search this
Vences, Miguel  Search this
Schmitz, Andreas  Search this
Cheylan, Marc  Search this
Böhm, Monika  Search this
Pasachnik, Stesha  Search this
Hammerson, Geoffrey  Search this
Auliya, Mark  Search this
Radder, Raju  Search this
Kaya, Uğ  Search this
Sanders, Kate  Search this
Geniez, Philippe  Search this
Shine, Richard  Search this
Chapple, David G.  Search this
Orlov, Nikolai  Search this
Garcia, Miguel A.  Search this
Raxworthy, Chris  Search this
Papenfuss, Theodore  Search this
Keogh, J. S.  Search this
Slimani, Tahar  Search this
Mayer, Gregory  Search this
Das, Indraneil  Search this
Austin, Christopher C.  Search this
Captain, Ashok  Search this
Pollock, Caroline  Search this
Lukoschek, Vimoksalehi  Search this
Frost, Darrell  Search this
Schmidt, Benedikt R.  Search this
Gonzalez, Juan-Carlos T.  Search this
Jaksic, Fabian M.  Search this
Heideman, Neil  Search this
Rhodin, Anders G. J.  Search this
Sadek, Riyad  Search this
Dorcas, Michael E.  Search this
Cisneros-Heredia, Diego  Search this
Mott, Tami  Search this
Lobo, Aaron S.  Search this
El Mouden, El Hassan  Search this
Whiting, Martin J.  Search this
Wren, Sally  Search this
Sy, Emerson  Search this
Tolley, Krystal  Search this
Pupin, Fabio  Search this
Maritz, Bryan  Search this
Ross, James P.  Search this
Cox, Neil  Search this
Ota, Hidetoshi  Search this
Grant, Tandora  Search this
van Dijk, Peter Paul  Search this
García-Pérez, Juan E.  Search this
Quintero Díaz, Gustavo E.  Search this
Milton, David A.  Search this
Feng, Zhao-Jun  Search this
Grieco, Cristina  Search this
Tuniyev, Sako  Search this
Gamble, Tony  Search this
Sindaco, Roberto  Search this
Crochet, Pierre-André  Search this
Köhler, Gunther  Search this
Bates, Michael F.  Search this
Dodd, C. Kenneth, Jr.  Search this
Mateo, José A.  Search this
Afuang, Leticia E.  Search this
Guo, Peng  Search this
Barrio-Amorós, César L.  Search this
Ram, Mala  Search this
Marques, Otavio A. V.  Search this
Courtney, Tony  Search this
Embert, Dirk  Search this
Hollingsworth, Bradford  Search this
Greenbaum, Eli  Search this
Ramer, Jan  Search this
Lawson, Dwight  Search this
Pianka, Eric R.  Search this
Couper, Patrick J.  Search this
Schleich, Hermann H.  Search this
Hamilton, Alison M.  Search this
Egan, Vincent T.  Search this
Limpus, Duncan  Search this
Costa, Gabriel C.  Search this
Lehr, Edgar  Search this
Nguyen, Truong Q.  Search this
Diesmos, Arvin C.  Search this
LeBreton, Matthew  Search this
Joger, Ulrich  Search this
Gerlach, Justin  Search this
Fallabrino, Alejandro  Search this
Shi, Hai-Tao  Search this
Broadley, Don  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2013
Abstract:
Effective and targeted conservation action requires detailed information about species, their distribution, systematics and ecology as well as the distribution of threat processes which affect them. Knowledge of reptilian diversity remains surprisingly disparate, and innovative means of gaining rapid insight into the status of reptiles are needed in order to highlight urgent conservation cases and inform environmental policy with appropriate biodiversity information in a timely manner. We present the first ever global analysis of extinction risk in reptiles, based on a random representative sample of 1500 species (16% of all currently known species). To our knowledge, our results provide the first analysis of the global conservation status and distribution patterns of reptiles and the threats affecting them, highlighting conservation priorities and knowledge gaps which need to be addressed urgently to ensure the continued survival of the world's reptiles. Nearly one in five reptilian species are threatened with extinction, with another one in five species classed as Data Deficient. The proportion of threatened reptile species is highest in freshwater environments, tropical regions and on oceanic islands, while data deficiency was highest in tropical areas, such as Central Africa and Southeast Asia, and among fossorial reptiles. Our results emphasise the need for research attention to be focussed on tropical areas which are experiencing the most dramatic rates of habitat loss, on fossorial reptiles for which there is a chronic lack of data, and on certain taxa such as snakes for which extinction risk may currently be underestimated due to lack of population information. Conservation actions specifically need to mitigate the effects of human-induced habitat loss and harvesting, which are the predominant threats to reptiles.
Doi:
10.1016/j.biocon.2012.07.015
Citation:
Böhm, Monika, Collen, Ben, Baillie, Jonathan E. M., Bowles, Philip, Chanson, Janice, Cox, Neil, Hammerson, Geoffrey, Hoffmann, Michael, Livingstone, Suzanne R., Ram, Mala, Rhodin, Anders G. J., Stuart, Simon N., van Dijk, Peter Paul, Young, Bruce E., Afuang, Leticia E., Aghasyan, Aram, García, Andrés, Aguilar, Cé, Ajtic, Rastko, Akarsu, Ferdi, Alencar, Laura R. V., Allison, Allen, Ananjeva, Natalia, Anderson, Steve, Andrén, Claes, et al. 2013. The conservation status of the world's reptiles. <i>Biological Conservation<i>, 157: 372-385. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2012.07.015
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
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Vertebrate Zoology
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Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_114137