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Leiocephalus vinculum COCHRAN, 1928

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Higher TaxaLeiocephalidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Gonave Curlytail, Cochran's Curlytail Lizard 
SynonymLeiocephalus vinculum COCHRAN 1928: 54
Leiocephalus personatus vinculum — COCHRAN 1941
Leiocephalus vinculum — SCHWARTZ 1967
Leiocephalus vinculum — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 454
Leiocephalus vinculum— PREGILL 1992: 53 
DistributionHispaniola: Ile de la Gonave (Haiti)

Type locality: Pointe à Raquettes, Île de la Gonâve, Haiti.

INCERTAE SEDIS: Single specimen from Hinche, Haiti, not subspecifically assigned.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 25435. 
CommentSubspecies: With the reallocation of Leiocephalus altavelensis (Noble & Hassler 1933) to L. barahonensis, and the recognition of L. endomychus (Schwartz 1967) as a distinct species, L. vinculum is restricted to the monotypic population on Ile de la Gonave. 
  • Cochran, D. M. 1928. The herpetological collections made in Haiti and its adjoining islands by Walter J. Eyerdam. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 41: 53-59. - 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
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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