Liolaemus lutzae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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