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Liolaemus lutzae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA TROPIDURIDAE

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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Rocha, C.F.D.
Justification:
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.
History:
1996 Data Deficient
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Rocha, C.F.D. 2000. Liolaemus lutzae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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