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Cyclura collei GRAY, 1845

IUCN Red List - Cyclura collei - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaIguanidae, Iguania, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesJamaica Iguana 
SynonymCyclura Collei GRAY 1845: 190
Cyclura lophoma GOSSE 1849: 64
Cyclura lophoma — BARBOUR 1910: 293
Cyclura collei - BARBOUR & NOBLE 1916
Cyclura collei — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 390 
DistributionJamaica, Goat I, Little Goat I

Type locality: Jamaica. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1936.12.3.108. 
CommentFor illustrations see Barbour and Noble, 1916; Schwartz and Carey, 1977. 
References
  • Alberts, A.C.; Carter, R.L.; Hayes, W.K. & Martins, E.P. (eds.) 2004. Iguanas - Biology and Conservation. University of California Press, 356 pp.
  • Alberts, Allison 1993. The most endangered lizard in the world: the Jamaican iguana, Cyclura collei Vivarium 5 (1): 12-14;30
  • Barbour, T. and Noble, G.K. 1916. A revision of the lizards of the genus Cyclura. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 60 (4): 139-64. - get paper here
  • Baum, T. 2008. Jamaika, seine Leguane und der Riesenanaolis Anolis garmani. Reptilia (Münster) 13 (72): 73-80 - get paper here
  • Gosse, P. H. 1849. On the habits of Cyclura lophoma, an iguaniform lizard. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (2) 4: 64-68 - get paper here
  • Gray, J. E. 1845. Catalogue of the specimens of lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Trustees of die British Museum/Edward Newman, London: xxvii + 289 pp. - get paper here
  • Hudson, Rick 1994. Efforts to save the Jamaican Iguana (Cyclura collei) Reptiles 1 (6): 16-17
  • Malone,C.L.; Wheeler,T.; Taylor,J.F. & Davis,S.K. 2000. Phylogeography of the Caribbean Rock Iguana (Cyclura): implications for conservation and insights on the biogeographic history of the West Indies. Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 17 (2): 269 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. and Carey, M. 1977. Systematics and evolution in the West Indian iguanid genus Cyclura. Stud. Fauna Curaçao and Carib. Is. 53(173):15-97.
  • Schwartz,A. & Henderson,R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Wilson, B.S. & Vogel, P. 2000. A survey of the herpetofauna of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica, including the rediscovery of the Blue-tailed Galliwasp (Celestus duquesneyi Grant). Carib. J. Sci. 36: 244-249
 
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