The world's most endangered tuataras

CHART: 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:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
SPHENODONTIDAESphenodon guntheriBrothers Island TuataraVU
SPHENODONTIDAESphenodon punctatusBeak-head, Cook Strait Tuatara, Sphenodon, TuataraLR/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.

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