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Leiocephalus greenwayi BARBOUR & SHREVE, 1935

IUCN Red List - Leiocephalus greenwayi - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaLeiocephalidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesPlana Cay Curlytail Lizard 
SynonymLeiocephalus greenwayi BARBOUR & SHREVE 1935: 358
Leiocephalus greenwayi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 429
Leiocephalus greenwayi — PREGILL 1992: 43 
DistributionBahamas (East Plana Cay)

Type locality: East Plana Cay, Bahama Islands. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MCZ 36711. 
CommentFor illustrations see Rabb, 1957. 
  • Barbour, T. and B. Shreve. 1935. Concerning some Bahamian reptiles, with notes on the fauna. Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 40: 347-365.
  • 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
  • Rabb, G.B. 1957. A study of variation in the iguanid lizards of the Leiocephalus carinatus complex. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. Microfilms, Ann Arbor: xiii + 159 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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