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Common Water Monitor
Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Varanidae - monitor lizards »  genus Varanus »  subgenus Soterosaurus

Scientific synonyms

Varanus (Soterosaurus) salvator
Varanus salvator philippinensis

Other names

= Water Monitor

Least Concern LC

Images

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Jan Ševčík

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Zdeněk Hanč

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Jan Ševčík

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Jan Ševčík

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Jan Ševčík

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Jan Ševčík

Varanus salvator salvator - Asian Water Monitor

Varanus salvator salvator - Asian Water Monitor

Author: Stepanka Nemcova

Varanus salvator salvator - Asian Water Monitor

Varanus salvator salvator - Asian Water Monitor

Author: Stepanka Nemcova

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: David Petrů

skull

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Pavel Zuber

Varanus salvator - Common Water Monitor

Author: Pavel Zuber
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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Varanus salvator andamanensis Deraniyagala, 1944 - Andaman Islands Water Monitor
subspecies Varanus salvator bivittatus (Kuhl, 1820)
subspecies Varanus salvator macromaculatus Deraniyagala, 1944 - Indochinese Common Water Dragon

Varanus salvator macromaculatus

subspecies Varanus salvator salvator (Laurenti, 1768) - Asian Water Monitor

Varanus salvator salvator

subspecies Varanus salvator ziegleri Koch & Böhme, 2010 - Ziegler's Water Monitor

Varanus salvator ziegleri


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [178214]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2456:bindenwaran-varanus-salvator]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019

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