Reptiles

List of threatened Reptiles in Ghana and their IUCN Status

No. Common Name Scientific Name IUCN Conservation Status Other
1. Ghana Worm Lizard Cynisca kraussi Data Deficient Read more
2. Green turtle Chelonia mydas Endangered Read more
3. Home's hinged-back tortoise Kinixys homeana Vulnerable Read more
4. Leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea Vulnerable Read more
5. Olive Ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea Vulnerable Read more
6. Serrated hinged-back tortoise Kinixys erosa Data Deficient Read more
7. West African dwarf crocodile Osteolaemus sp. nov. cf. tetraspis Vulnerable Read more
8. West African slender-snouted crocodile Mecistops cataphractus Critically Endangered Read more