Leiocephalus apertosulcus Etheridge, 1965

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Known only from subfossil remains, but may have survived into historical times.

 

Distribution

Dominican Republic, Hispaniola, the Caribbean

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: MCZ(VP) 3404 (right dentary)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Etheridge, R. (1965). Fossil lizards from the Dominican Republic. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 28(1): 83-105.

 

Other references:

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

Schwartz, A. and Henderson, R. W. (1991). Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.

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

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/11247/leiocephalus-apertosulcus

 

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