Giant girdled lizard (Cordylus giganteus)

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Giant girdled lizard description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyCordylidae
GenusCordylus (1)

Information on the giant girdled lizard is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Giant Spiny-tailed Lizard, Giant Zonure, Sungazer.
French
Cordyle Géant, Lézard À Queue Épineuse Géant.
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Giant girdled lizard status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (March, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Giant girdled lizard side profile  
Giant girdled lizard side profile

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