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Leiocephalus cuneus ETHERIDGE, 1964

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Higher TaxaLeiocephalidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Leeward Islands Curlytail 
SynonymLeiocephalus cuneus ETHERIDGE 1964
Leiocephalus cuneus — PREGILL 1992: 41
Leiocephalus cf. cuneus — LORVELEC et al. 2007 
DistributionFossils are known from Barbuda and Antigua (possibly Anguilla and Guadeloupe, Grande Terre)

Type locality: Cave V, Two Foot Bay on the north coast of Barbuda, BWl.  
TypesHolotype: UF (= FSM) 8226. Left dentary. 
CommentFossil. Etheridge referred numerous skeletal elements to this species which might have survived until recently. 
  • Daltry, Jennifer C. 2007. An introduction to the herpetofauna of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda, with some conservation recommendations. Applied Herpetology 4 (2): 97-130. - get paper here
  • Etheridge, R. 1964. Late Pleistocene lizards from Barbuda, British West Indies. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 9: 43-75. - get paper here
  • Lorvelec, Olivier; Pascal, Michel; Pavis, Claudie; Feldmann, Philippe. 2007. Amphibians and reptiles of the French West Indies: inventory, threats and conservation. Applied Herpetology 4 (2):131-161 - get paper here
  • 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
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