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Cordylus cataphractus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA CORDYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Cordylus cataphractus
Species Authority: Boie, 1828
Common Name(s):
English Armadillo Girdled Lizard, Armadillo Spiny-tailed Lizard
French Cordyle D'Armadillo, Lézard À Queue Épineuse D'Armadillo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2d ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1994 Vulnerable (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
South Africa
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Cordylus cataphractus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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