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Tuatara
Sphenodon punctatus (Gray, 1842)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Rhynchocephalia - tuataras »  family Sphenodontidae

IUCN category:Least Concern

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living fossil, oviparity

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Sphenodon punctatus punctatus (Gray, 1842)
subspecies Sphenodon punctatus reischeki Wettstein, 1943

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [20613]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Sphenodon punctatus (Gray, 1842)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Moravec J. (2008): České názvy živočichů VII. Plazi (Reptilia) 1. Želvy (Testudines), krokodýli (Crocodylia), haterie (Rhynchocephalia)., Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 39 pp. [as Sphenodon punctatus (Gray, 1842)]

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