Diplolaemus darwinii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Diplolaemus darwinii
Species Authority: Bell, 1843
Common Name(s):
English Darwin's Iguana
Leiosaurus darwini (Bell, 1843)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-06-30
Assessor(s): Espinoza, R.
Reviewer(s): Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)
Contributor(s): De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.
Diplolaemus darwinii is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, and because it is unlikely to be impacted by any major threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in southern Patagonia, Argentina, and adjacent eastern Chile to the Straits of Magellan, Chile.
Argentina (Chubut, Santa Cruz); Chile (Magellanes)
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Population [top]

Population: There are no population data available for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in Patagonian Steppe habitat.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place or needed for this species.

Citation: Espinoza, R. 2010. Diplolaemus darwinii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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