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)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Rocha, C.F.D. 2000. Liolaemus lutzae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T12006A3320568. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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