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Leiocephalus semilineatus DUNN, 1920

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Higher TaxaLeiocephalidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Hispaniolan Pale-bellied Curlytail, Thomazeau Curlytail Lizard, Pale-bellied Hispaniolan curlytail 
SynonymLeiocephalus semilineatus DUNN 1920: 33
Leiocephalus personatus semilineatus — COCHRAN 1941
Leiocephalus semilineatus — SCHWARTZ 1967
Leiocephalus semilineatus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 451
Leiocephalus semilineatus— PREGILL 1992: 52 
DistributionSC Hispaniola (SE Haiti west to Port au Prince, SW Dominican Republic east to near Bani)

Type locality: Thomazeau, Département de l'Ouest, Haiti.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 12748 (in catalogue as 12848) 
CommentFor illustrations see Cochran, 1941 (as subspecies of L. personatus). 
  • Cochran, D.M. 1941. The herpetology of Hispaniola. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 177: vii + 398 pp. - get paper here
  • Dunn, E. R. 1920. A new lizard from Haiti. Proc. New England Zool. Club 7: 33-34. - get paper here
  • Nelson, S.E. and R. Powell 2002. Leiocephalus semilineatus Dunn. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (751): 1-2 - 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
  • Schwartz, A. 1968. The Leiocephalus (Lacertilia, Iguanidae) of Hispaniola. III. Leiocephalus schreibersi, L. semilineatus, and L. pratensis. Journal of Herpetology 24 (1—4): 39—63 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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