The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Cyclura sp. nov. 'New Providence Island'

New Providence Island iguana (proposed)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Although listed as possibly extinct by (Powell & Henderson, 2012), this taxon is presumably known from insufficient material to determine whether it is a new species or not.


Conservation Status




New Providence Island, Bahamas


Biology & Ecology










Powell, Robert and Henderson, Robert W. (2012). Island lists of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 51(2): 85-166. [considers this taxon as possibly extinct]


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