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Higher TaxaIguanidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Guerreran Spiny-tailed Iguana, Western Spiny-tailed Iguana 
SynonymCyclura pectinata WIEGMANN 1834
Cyclura pectinata — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 221
Ctenosaura pectinata — GRAY 1845
Ctenosaura brevirostris COPE 1886: 268
Ctenosaura teres brachylopha COPE 1886
Ctenosaura brachylopha — BAILEY 1928
Ctenosaura parkeri BAILEY 1928
Ctenosaura pectinata — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950
Ctenosaura pectinata — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 95
Ctenosaura pectinata — LINER 1994
Ctenosaura (Ctenosaura) pectinata — KÖHLER et al. 2000
Ctenosaura (Ctenosaura) pectinata — KÖHLER 2003
Ctenosaura pectinata — MATA-SILVA et al. 2015 
DistributionUSA (introduced to Florida and southern Texas)

W Mexico (from just north of Culiacan, Sinaloa, southward to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in SE Oaxaca, Isla de las Tres Marias, west of Nayarit, Durango, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Morelos, Chiapas, Guerrero, Puebla, México)

Type locality: Restricted to Colima, Colima.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMB 574 
Diagnosis 
CommentErroneously reported from Guanajuato (SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 74). The species introduced to florida may be in fact C. similis (see TOWNSEND et al. 2003). 
Etymology 
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