Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Scincidae > Genus: Ablepharus > Species: Ablepharus kitaibelii

Snake-eyed skink - Ablepharus kitaibelii Bibron & Bory St. Vincent, 1833

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Black Sea - Favourable
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unknown
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Steppic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1276

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Ablephare de Kitaibel French Gasc J.P. and al.
Johannisechse German Gasc J.P. and al.
Scinque sans paupières French Gasc J.P. and al.
Snake-eyed skink English Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Ablepharus pannonicus Fitzinger, 1824
Riopa rupellii Gray, 1839
Ablepharus festae Peracca, 1894

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

16 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-09-29 Slovakia Derogations reporting under the article 16 Habitats Directive - years 2013 - 2014 Derogations reporting under the article 16 Habitats Directive - years 2013 - 2014
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2014-02-16 Cyprus Article 17 Reporting 2007 - 2012 Species Reports
2014-01-19 Bulgaria BG-NR under Habitat Directive 2011-2012 BG_HD_NReport 2011-2012
2014-01-06 Hungary HU_Art_17_report_2013_second round_10_31 HU_species_report_art17
2014-01-03 Romania RO Art.17 2007-2012 Report from 31 December 2013 RO_species_reports.xml
2013-12-26 Bulgaria BG_habitats_report_2007-2012 Species reports
2013-12-16 Slovakia Art 17 report for the period 2007 - 2012 - second delivery SK_species_reports-131217-132945.xml
2013-09-30 Hungary Derogation report habitat directive 2011-2012 HU Derog_HU_habitat_2011-12
2013-09-13 Slovakia Derogations reporting under the article 16 Habitats Directive habides_export.xml
2011-12-21 Slovakia Derogations reporting under the article 16 Habitats Directive habides_export.xml
2011-11-10 Bulgaria Report Habitat Directive_2009-2010. Habitats_09-10.
2008-03-03 Hungary delivery_report_art_17_HU Ablepharus kitaibelii
2008-02-24 Cyprus Article 17 Reporting 2001 - 2006 Species questionnaire for Ablepharus kitaibelii
2008-02-21 Greece Hellas Species questionnaire for Ablepharus kitaibelii
2008-02-21 Slovakia report under habitats directive Ablepharus kitaibelii

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

2 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Bulgaria 2011-03-15 2013-03-15 The permit allows 100 individuals from each species to be caught. Capture No impact
Bulgaria 2011-03-15 2013-03-15 The permit allows 100 individuals from each species to be caught. Temporary keeping in captivity of 15% of each species from permitted catch for not more than 2 moths. No impact
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