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Table 1 Reptile species, their respective uses, conflicting characteristics in the semiarid region of Brazil, and status of conservation

From: A zoological catalogue of hunted reptiles in the semiarid region of Brazil

Family/ Species Uses andConflicting relationships IUCN RedList
  F M MR P O CR  
CAYMANS        
Alligatoridae        
Caiman crocodilus (Linnaeus, 1758) LC
Caiman latirostris (Daudin, 1802) LC
Paleosuchus palpebrosus (Cuvier, 1807) LC
SNAKES        
Boidae        
Boa constrictor Linnaeus, 1758  
Corallus hortulanus (Linnaeus, 1758)        
Epicrates assisi Machado, 1945        
Colubridae        
Drymarchon corais (Boie, 1827)        
Leptophis ahaetulla (Linnaeus, 1758)        
Oxybelis aeneus (Wagler, 1824)        
Spilotes pullatus (Linnaeus, 1758)       
Tantilla melanocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)        
Dipsadidae        
Boiruna sertaneja Zaher, 1996        
Liophis viridis Günther, 1862       LC
Oxyrhopus trigeminus Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854       
Philodryas nattereri Steindachner, 1870        
Philodryas olfersii (Lichtenstein, 1823)        
Pseudoboa nigra (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)        
Xenodon merremii (Wagler, 1824)        
Elapidae        
Micrurus ibiboboca (Merrem, 1820)        
Viperidae        
Bothropoides erythromelas (Amaral, 1923)        
Crotalus durissus (Linnaeus, 1758)   LC
CHELONIAN        
Chelidae        
Mesoclemmys tuberculata (Lüderwaldt, 1926)      
Phrynops tuberosus (Peters, 1870)     
Kinosternidae        
Kinosternon scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1766)      NT
Testudinidae        
Chelonoidis carbonaria (Spix, 1824)   
LIZARDS        
Amphisbaenidae        
Amphisbaena alba Linnaeus, 1758        LC
Amphisbaena polystega (Duméril, 1851)       LC
Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler, 1824        
Gekkonidae        
Hemidactylus mabouia (Moreau de Jonnès, 1818)        
Iguanidae        
Iguana iguana (Linnaeus, 1758)      
Phyllodactylidae        
Phyllopezus periosus Rodrigues, 1986        
Phyllopezus pollicaris (Spix, 1825)        
Polychrotidae        
Polychrus acutirostris (Spix, 1825)        
Teiidae        
Ameiva ameiva (Linnaeus, 1758)      
Cnemidophorus ocellifer (Spix, 1825)      
Tupinambis merianae (Duméril & Bibron, 1839)   LC
Tropiduridae        
Tropidurus hispidus (Spix, 1825)        LC
Tropidurus semitaeniatus (Spix, 1825)        
TOTAL: 38species        
  1. Legend: F- Food resource, M- Medicinal, MR- Magic/religious, P- Pets, O- Ornamentation and decoration, CR- Conflicting relationships. IUCN Red List categories (World Conservation Union; http://www.iucnredlist.org/): LC - Least Concern, CD - Conservation dependent, CR - Critically Endangered, EN - Endangered, NT - Near threatened, VU – Vulnerable.