Mclachlan's Girdled Lizard 
Scientific Name:
Cordylus mclachlani
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Mclachlan's Spiny-tailed Lizard
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 1996
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
South Africa

Facts Summary:
The Mclachlan's Girdled Lizard (Cordylus mclachlani) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "reptiles" and found in the following area(s): South Africa. This species is also known by the following name(s): Mclachlan's Spiny-tailed Lizard.

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