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Varanus komodoensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA VARANIDAE

Scientific Name: Varanus komodoensis
Species Authority: Ouwens, 1912
Common Name(s):
English Komodo Dragon, Ora, Komodo Monitor
French Dragon Des Komodos, Varan De Komodo
Spanish Varano De Komodo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2cde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix I.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Varanus komodoensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 05 August 2015.
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