Liolaemus lutzae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Liolaemidae

Scientific Name: Liolaemus lutzae
Species Authority: Mertens, 1938
Taxonomic Notes: Was under Iguanidae.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Rocha, C.F.D.
Liolaemus lutzae is endemic to Brazil. It restricted to approximately 200 km of coastline, occurring on the beaches and "restingas" of the state of Rio de Janeiro. These areas have diminished over the last few decades due to the expansion of urban areas.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Data Deficient (DD)
1994 Insufficiently Known (K)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Classifications [top]

12. Marine Intertidal -> 12.2. Marine Intertidal - Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc
suitability: Unknown  
13. Marine Coastal/Supratidal -> 13.3. Marine Coastal/Supratidal - Coastal Sand Dunes
suitability: Unknown  

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
1. Residential & commercial development -> 1.1. Housing & urban areas
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Martins, M., in litt.

Rocha, C.F.D. 1985. Liolaemus lutzae (Sauria: Iguanidae): um problema para manejo e conservação. Bol. FBCN 20: 106-108.

Rocha, C.F.D. and Bergallo, H.G. 1992. Population decrease: the case of Liolaemus lutzae, an endemic lizard of Southeastern Brazil. Ciência e Cultura 44(1): 52-54.

Citation: Rocha, C.F.D. 2000. Liolaemus lutzae. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T12006A3320568. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided