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Higher TaxaTeiidae, Teiinae, Gymnophthalmoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
SubspeciesPholidoscelis maynardi maynardi (GARMAN 1888)
Pholidoscelis maynardi parvinaguae (BARBOUR & SHREVE 1936)
Pholidoscelis maynardi uniformis (NOBLE & KLINGEL 1932) 
Common NamesE: Great Inagua Ameiva 
SynonymAmeiva maynardii GARMAN 1888: 110
Amiva leucomelas COPE 1895: 436 [1894]
Ameiva maynardi — SCHWARTZ & THOMAS 1975
Ameiva maynardi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 197
Ameiva maynardi — HOWER & HEDGES 2003
Ameiva maynardi — HARVEY et al. 2012
Pholidoscelis maynardi — GOICOECHEA et al. 2016

Pholidoscelis maynardi maynardi (GARMAN 1888)
Ameiva maynardi GARMAN 1888
Ameiva maynardi maynardi — NOBLE & KLINGEL 1932
Ameiva maynardi maynardi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988

Pholidoscelis maynardi parvinaguae (BARBOUR & SHREVE 1936)
Ameiva maynardi paruinaguae BARBOUR & SHREVE 1936
Ameiva maynardi parvinaguae — BARBOUR & LOVERIDGE 1946
Ameiva maynardi parvinaguae — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988
Pholidoscelis maynardi parvinaguae — GOICOECHEA et al. 2016 (by implication)

Pholidoscelis maynardi uniformis (NOBLE & KLINGEL 1932)
Ameiva maynardi uniformis NOBLE & KLINGEL 1932
Ameiva maynardi uniformis — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988 
DistributionBahama Islands, Great Inagua,

maynardi: Great Inagua I., north and west coasts. Type locality: Great Inagua Island, Bahama Islands.

parvinaguae: Little Inagua I.; Type locality: Little Inagua Island, Bahama Islands.

uniformis: Great Inagua I., eastern and southern portions; intergrades with A. m. maynardi in southwestern Great Inagua I. Type locality: Canfield Bay, Great Inagua Island, Bahama Islands.  
TypesSyntypes: MCZ 6225.
Holotype: MCZ 42039 [parvinaguae]
Holotype: AMNH 45404 [uniformis] 
CommentIllustrations: Klingel, 1940.

Subspecies:  HARVEY et al. 2012 do not list any subspecies of this species. 
EtymologyNamed after Professor Charles Johnson Maynard (1845-1929), zoologist, ornithologist, and lepidopterist. 
  • Barbour, Thomas & Loveridge, Arthur 1946. First supplement to typical reptiles and amphibians. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 96 (2): 59-214. - get paper here
  • Barbour,T. and B. Shreve 1936. New races of Tropidophis and of Ameiva from the Bahamas. Proc. New England Zool. Club 40: 347-365.
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1895. The Batrachia and Reptilia of the University of Pennsylvania West Indian expedition of 1890 and 1891. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 46 [1894]: 429-442 - get paper here
  • Garman, S. 1888. Reptiles and batrachians from the Caymans and from the Bahamas. Collected by Prof. C. J. Maynard for the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge, Mass. Bull. Essex Inst. 20: 101-113 - get paper here
  • Goicoechea, N., Frost, D. R., De la Riva, I., Pellegrino, K. C. M., Sites, J., Rodrigues, M. T. and Padial, J. M. 2016. Molecular systematics of teioid lizards (Teioidea/Gymnophthalmoidea: Squamata) based on the analysis of 48 loci under tree-alignment and similarity-alignment. Cladistics, doi: 10.1111/cla.12150 - get paper here
  • HARVEY, MICHAEL B.; GABRIEL N. UGUETO & RONALD L. GUTBERLET, Jr. 2012. Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1–156 - get paper here
  • Hower, Lindsey M., and S. Blair Hedges 2003. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of West Indian Teiid lizards of the genus Ameiva. Carib. J. Sci. 39 (3):298-306. - get paper here
  • Klingel,G.C. 1940. The Ocean Island (Inagua). Dodd, Mead Co., NY: xii + 385 pp.
  • Noble, G. K. and G. C. Klingel. 1932. The reptiles of Great Inagua Island, British West Indies. American Museum Novitates 549: 1-25. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. and R. Thomas. 1975. A checklist of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ. 1:1-216. - get paper here
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