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IUCN Red Lists of the family Varanidae
Taxonomy and distribution of the genus Varanus
Bibliography of the genus Varanus




Genus
Varanus

Monitor Lizards

IUCN Red List assessments:
Extinct (in recent times): 0 species
Extinct in the Wild: 0 species= 0.0 %
Critically Endangered: 1 species= 1.2 %
Endangered: 3 species= 3.6 %
Vulnerable: 2 species= 2.4 %
Near Threatened: 1 species= 1.2 %
Least Concern: 39 species= 47.0 %
Data Deficient: 6 species= 7.2 %
Not Assessed: 31 species= 37.3 %


Species:

Varanus acanthurus (Common Spiny-tailed Monitor)
Varanus albigularis (White-throated Monitor)
Varanus auffenbergi (Peacock Monitor)
Varanus bangonorum (Mindoro Water Monitor)
Varanus baritji (Black-spotted Spiny-tailed Monitor)
Varanus beccarii (Aru Islands Black Tree Monitor)
Varanus bengalensis (Bengal Monitor)
Varanus bennetti (Palau Monitor)
Varanus bitatawa (Northern Luzon Forest Monitor)
Varanus boehmei (Golden-speckled Tree Monitor)
Varanus bogerti (Papuan Black Tree Monitor)
Varanus brevicaudus (Short-tailed Pygmy Monitor)
Varanus bushi (Pilbara Pygmy Monitor)
Varanus caerulivirens (Turquoise Monitor)
Varanus caudolineatus (Stripe-tailed Pygmy Monitor)
Varanus cerambonensis (Banded Pacific Monitor)
Varanus colei (Kai Islands Monitor)
Varanus cumingi (Mindanao Water Monitor)
Varanus dalubhasa (Bicol Water Monitor)
Varanus doreanus (Blue-tailed Monitor)
Varanus douarrha (New Ireland Mangrove Monitor)
Varanus dumerilii (Harlequin Monitor)
Varanus eremius (Rusty Desert Monitor)
Varanus exanthematicus (Western Savanna Monitor)
Varanus finschi (New Britain Mangrove Monitor)
Varanus flavescens (Yellow Monitor)
Varanus giganteus (Perentie)
Varanus gilleni (Pygmy Mulga Monitor)
Varanus glauerti (Kimberley Rock Monitor)
Varanus glebopalma (Black-palmed Rock Monitor)
Varanus gouldii (Sand Monitor)
Varanus griseus (Desert Monitor)
Varanus hamersleyensis (Southern Pilbara Rock Monitor)
Varanus indicus (Pacific Monitor)
Varanus jobiensis (Sepik Monitor)
Varanus juxtindicus (Rennell Island Mangrove Monitor)
Varanus keithhornei (Cape York Tree Monitor)
Varanus kingorum (Pygmy Rock Monitor)
Varanus komodoensis (Komodo Monitor)
Varanus kordensis (Biak Emerald Tree Monitor)
Varanus lirungensis (Talaud Mangrove Monitor)
Varanus mabitang (Panay Monitor)
Varanus macraei (Blue-spotted Tree Monitor)
Varanus marmoratus (Marbled Water Monitor)
Varanus melinus (Quince Monitor)
Varanus mertensi (Kimberley Water Monitor)
Varanus mitchelli (Arnhem Land Water Monitor)
Varanus nebulosus (Clouded Monitor)
Varanus nesterovi (Zagros Desert Monitor)
Varanus niloticus (Nile Monitor)
Varanus nuchalis (Rough-necked Water Monitor)
Varanus obor (Sago Monitor)
Varanus olivaceus (Olive Monitor)
Varanus palawanensis (Palawan Monitor)
Varanus panoptes (Yellow-spotted Monitor)
Varanus pilbarensis (Northern Pilbara Rock Monitor)
Varanus prasinus (Green Tree Monitor)
Varanus primordius (Northern Ridge-tailed Monitor)
Varanus rainerguentheri (Moluccan Mangrove Monitor)
Varanus rasmusseni (Sulu Islands Monitor)
Varanus rosenbergi (Heath Monitor)
Varanus rudicollis (Rough-necked Monitor)
Varanus salvadorii (Papuan Tree Monitor)
Varanus salvator (Asian Water Monitor)
Varanus samarensis (Samar Water Monitor)
Varanus scalaris (Australian Spotted Tree Monitor)
Varanus semiremex (Rusty Monitor)
Varanus semotus (Mussau Mangrove Monitor)
Varanus similis (Papuan Spotted Tree Monitor)
Varanus sparnus (Dampier Peninsula Monitor)
Varanus spenceri (Plains Goanna)
Varanus spinulosus (Solomon Islands Keeled Monitor)
Varanus stellatus (African Forest Monitor)
Varanus storri (Dwarf Monitor)
Varanus telenesetes (Rossel Island Tree Monitor)
Varanus timorensis (Timor Spotted Tree Monitor)
Varanus togianus (Togian Water Monitor)
Varanus tristis (Freckled Monitor and Black-headed Monitor)
Varanus tsukamotoi (Mariana Monitor)
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor)
Varanus yemenensis (Yemen Monitor)
Varanus yuwonoi (Black-backed Mangrove Monitor)
Varanus zugorum (Halmahera Mangrove Monitor)