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List of near threatened reptiles

2 extinct in the wild reptile species (0.04%)196 critically endangered reptile species (3.8%)382 endangered reptile species (7.4%)411 vulnerable reptile species (8.0%)329 near threatened reptile species (6.4%)2900 least concern reptile species (57%)910 data deficient reptile species (18%)
Reptile species (IUCN, 2016-2)
  • 5130 extant species have been evaluated
  • 4220 of those are fully assessed[a]
  • 3229 are not threatened at present[b]
  • 989 to 1899 are threatened[c]
  • 26 to 43 are extinct or extinct in the wild:
    • 24 extinct (EX) species[d]
    • 2 extinct in the wild (EW)
    • 17 possibly extinct [CR(PE)]
    • 0 possibly extinct in the wild [CR(PEW)]

  1. ^ excludes data deficient evaluations.
  2. ^ NT, LR/cd, LC.
  3. ^ Threatened comprises CR, EN and VU. Upper estimate additionally includes DD.
  4. ^ Chart omits extinct (EX) species
Near Threatened (NT) species do not currently qualify for Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU), but are likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, or are already close to qualifying.

As of September 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 329 near threatened reptile species.[1] 6.4% of all evaluated reptile species are listed as near threatened. The IUCN also lists two reptile subspecies as near threatened.

Of the subpopulations of reptiles evaluated by the IUCN, two species subpopulations have been assessed as near threatened.

This is a complete list of near threatened reptile species and subspecies evaluated by the IUCN. Species and subspecies which have near threatened subpopulations (or stocks) are indicated.

Turtles and tortoises



  • Siebenrock's snake-necked turtle (Chelodina rugosa siebenrocki)


Crocodilia species


There are 213 lizard species assessed as near threatened.





Wall lizards



Neotropical ground lizards

Dragon lizards




Other lizard species


There are 81 species and one subspecies of snake assessed as near threatened.


  • Compsophis albiventris
  • Compsophis fatsibe
  • Heteroliodon lava
  • Liophidium pattoni
  • Liopholidophis dimorphus
  • Lycodryas carleti
  • St. Johann's tree snake (Lycodryas sanctijohannis)
  • Pseudoxyrhopus ambreensis
  • Pseudoxyrhopus analabe
  • Plateau brook snake (Pseudoxyrhopus imerinae)
  • Thamnosophis mavotenda






Other snakes



See also


  1. ^ "IUCN Red List version 2016-2". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). Retrieved 8 September 2016.

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