The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Leiocephalus roquetus Bochaton, Charles & Lenoble, 2021

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Bochaton et al., 2021)

 

Distribution

La Désirade Island, Guadeloupe Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bochaton, Corentin, Charles, Laurent and Lenoble, Arnaud. (2021). Historical and fossil evidence of an extinct endemic species of Leiocephalus (Squamata: Leiocephalidae) from the Guadeloupe Islands. Zootaxa 4927(3): 383-409. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

https://therevelator.org/lost-lizard-forgot/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/26352/leiocephalus-roquetus

 

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