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Leiocephalus jamaicensis ETHERIDGE, 1966

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Higher TaxaLeiocephalidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Jamaican Curlytail 
SynonymLeiocephalus jamaicensis ETHERIDGE 1966
Leiocephalus jamaicensis — PREGILL 1992: 45 
DistributionFossils are known from Jamaica.

Type locality: DairyCave,2.5km W Dry Harbour, St. Ann Parish. Jamaica.  
TypesHolotype: AMNH 2311 (VP = vertebrate paleontology), left dentary. 
CommentConservation: Now extinct. None of the type material is believed to be older than the latest Pleistocene. 
  • Etheridge, R. 1966. An extinct lizard of the genus Leiocephalus from Jamaica. Quarterly J. Florida Acad. Sci. 29: 47-59 - 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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