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Higher TaxaIguanidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesCyclura nubila caymanensis BARBOUR & NOBLE 1916
Cyclura nubila nubila (GRAY 1831) 
Common Namesnubila: Cayman Islands Ground Iguana, Cuban Iguana, Cuban Rock Iguana
caymanensis: Sister Islands Rock Iguana, Lesser Cayman’s Iguana 
SynonymIguana (Cyclura) Nubila GRAY 1831: 39 (in CUVIER; edit. GRIFFITH)
Cyclura nubila — COPE 1861: 123
Cyclura nubila — COPE 1886: 263
Cyclura nubila — SCHWARTZ & CAREY 1977
Cyclura nubila — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 396
Cyclura nubila — RODRÍGUEZ SCHETTINO 1999: 154
Cyclura nubila — BUCKLEY et al. 2016

Cyclura nubila nubila GRAY 1831
Cyclura Harlani DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 218 (partim)
Cyclura MacLeayii GRAY 1845
Cyclura macleayi — BARBOUR & NOBLE 1916
Cyclura macleayi macleayi — VARONA & GARRIDO 1970
Cyclura nubila nubila — SCHWARTZ & THOMAS 1975
Cyclura nubila nubila — SCHWARTZ & CAREY 1977
Cyclura macleayi — BONETTI 2002: 124
Cyclura nubila nubila — LEMM & ALBERTS 2012
Cyclura nubila nubila — BUCKLEY et al. 2016

Cyclura nubila caymanensis BARBOUR & NOBLE 1916
Cyclura caymanensis BARBOUR & NOBLE 1916
Cyclura macleayi caymanensis — GRANT 1940
Cyclura nubila caymanensis — SCHWARTZ & THOMAS 1975
Cyclura nubila caymanensis — SCHWARTZ & CAREY 1977
Cyclura nubila caymanensis — SAWANNIA et al. 2013
Cyclura nubila caymanensis — LEMM & ALBERTS 2012
Cyclura nubila caymanensis — BUCKLEY et al. 2016 
DistributionCuba, Isla de la Juventud (= Isla de Pinos), Archipelago de los Canarreos, Cayos de San Felipe,
Cayman I, Isla Magueyes, Puerto Rico.

Cyclura nubila nubila: Cuba, Isla de la Juventud; cayeréas and islands associated with Cuba; introduced on Isla Magueyes, Puerto Rico. Type locality: "South America?"; restricted by Schwartz and Carey, 1977, to Cuba.

Cyclura nubila caymanensis: Cayman Is.: Little Cayman I. and Cayman Brac; introduced on Grand Cayman I.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.29.88.
Holotype: MCZ 10534 [caymanensis] 
CommentFor illustrations see Barbour and Noble, 1916 (as C. macleayi, C. caymanensis); Barbour and Ramsden, 1919 (as C. macleayi); Grant, 1941 (as C. macleayi caymanensis, C. m. lewisi); Vogel, 1965 (as C. macleayi); Vogel, 1966 (as C. macleayi); Carey, 1975; Schwartz and Carey, 1977.

Hybridization: C. n. nubila hybrizes with C. n. lewisi (SKUBOWIUS 2012). 
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