Ouroborus cataphractus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Cordylidae

Scientific Name: Ouroborus 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
Cordylus cataphractus Boie, 1828

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
South Africa
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Ouroborus cataphractus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T5333A11122224. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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