The world's most endangered tuataras
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.
Conservation status of the world's tuataras
Species comprising the chart above include:
|Family||Scientific name||Common name(s)||Red List status||Population trend|
|SPHENODONTIDAE||Sphenodon guntheri||Brothers Island Tuatara||VU|
|SPHENODONTIDAE||Sphenodon punctatus||Beak-head, Cook Strait Tuatara, Sphenodon, Tuatara||LR/lc|
The full resolution version of this
reptiles-tuataras chart is available at here. This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.