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Leiocephalus endomychus SCHWARTZ, 1967

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Higher TaxaLeiocephalidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCENTRAL HAITIAN CURLYTAIL 
SynonymLeiocephalus vinculum endomychus SCHWARTZ 1967: 45
Leiocephalus endomychus — PREGILL 1992: 41 
DistributionHispaniola;
Fossils are known from Barbuda and Antigua (possibly Anguilla and Guadeloupe);

Type locality: "3.4 mi (5.5 km) NE Barrage de Péligre, 1100 ft. (361 meters), Département du Centre, Haiti”.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 81099 
CommentEtheridge referred numerous skeletal elements to this species which might have survived until recently. Elevated from subspecific status by Pregill (1992). 
References
  • Pregill,G.K. 1992. Systematics of the West Indian Lizard Genus Leiocephalus (Squamata: Iguania: Tropiduridae). Misc. Publ. Univ. Kans. Mus. Nat. Hist. 84: 1-69 - get paper here
  • Schwartz,A. 1967. The Leiocephalus (Lacertilia: Iguanidae) of Hispaniola. II. The Leiocephalus personatus complex. Tulane Studies in Zoology 14: 1-53 - get paper here
 
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