Leiocephalus anonymous Pregill, 1984:828

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Original scientific description:

Pregill, Gregory K. (1984). An extinct species of Leiocephalus from Haiti (Sauria: Iguanidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 97(4): 827-833.

 

Basionym: Leiocephalus anonymous

 

Synonym/s: Leiocephalus anonymus Pregill, 1984:828 [orth. error]

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: Late Pleistocene or Holocene

 

Known from (sub)fossil remains, but possibly survived into historical times.

 

Distribution

Haiti, Hispaniola

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Type locality: "an unspecified cave(s) near St. Michael de l’Atalye, Dept. L'Artibonite, Haiti" (Pregill, 1992:37)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pregill, Gregory K. (1984). An extinct species of Leiocephalus from Haiti (Sauria: Iguanidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 97(4): 827-833.

 

Other references:

Pregill, Gregory K. (1992). Systematics of the West Indian Lizard Genus Leiocephalus (Squamata: Iguania: Tropiduridae). The University of Kansas Museum of Natural History, Miscellaneous Publications, No. 84: 1-69.

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Leiocephalus&species=anonymous

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/11246/leiocephalus-anonymous

 

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