Cordylus giganteus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Cordylidae

Scientific Name: Cordylus giganteus
Species Authority: Smith, 1844
Common Name(s):
English Giant Girdled Lizard, Giant Spiny-tailed Lizard, Giant Zonure, Sungazer
French Cordyle Géant, Lézard À Queue Épineuse Géant

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2cd 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. Cordylus giganteus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T5336A11122298. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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