Leiocephalus cuneus Etheridge, 1964

Antiguan curly-tailed lizard

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: c.1500 BC

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Antigua & Barbuda

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: FSM/UF 8226 (left dentary)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Etheridge, R. (1964). Late Pleistocene lizards from Barbuda, British West Indies. Bull. Florida State Mus. 9: 43-75.

 

Other references:

Breuil, M. 2002. Histoire naturelle des Amphibiens et Reptiles terrestres de l'archipel Guadeloupéen. Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélemy. Patrimoines Naturels 54: 1-339.

Du Tertre, J.-B. 1667. Histoire generale des isles de S. Christophe, de la Guadeloupe de la Martinique et autres dans l'Amerique. Langlois, Paris.

Henderson, R.W. and Powell, R. 2009. Natural History of West Indian Reptiles and Amphibians. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Powell, R. (2016). Leiocephalus cuneus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T75306422A75607484. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T75306422A75607484.en. Downloaded on 17 December 2016.

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.

Steadman, David W., Pregill, Gregory K. and Olson, Storss L. (1984). Fossil vertebrates from Antigua, Lesser Antilles: Evidence for late Holocene human-caused extinctions in the West Indies. Proc. Nati. Acad. Sci. USA 81: 4448-4451.

Watters, D. L., Reitz, E. J., Steadman, David W. and Pregill, Gregory K. (1984). Vertebrates from archaeological sites on Barbuda, West Indies. Ann. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. 53(13): 383-412.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/11248/leiocephalus-cuneus

http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Leiocephalus&species=cuneus

 

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