Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Scincidae > Genus: Chalcides > Species: Chalcides simonyi

Chalcides simonyi Steindachner, 1891

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Macaronesian - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 4 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
May also occur in
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1273


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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
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000096 Spain Pozo Negro Map
ES7010023 Spain Malpaís de la Arena Map
ES7010024 Spain Vega de Río Palmas Map
ES7010031 Spain Islote de Lobos Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Eslizón majorero Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lisneja Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Walzenskink German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Chalcides occidentalis (Steindachner, 1900)

Other resources

Fauna Europaea 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
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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