Leiocephalus pratensis (Cochran, 1928)

Atalaye curlytail lizard



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hispaniolus pratensis Cochran, 1928


Conservation Status

Last record: 1966

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Haiti (northern) & Ile-a-Cabrit, Hispaniola


Biology & Ecology










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

Inchaustegui, S., Hedges, B. & Landestoy, M. 2016. Leiocephalus pratensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T75312135A75607539. Downloaded on 17 December 2016.

Powell, R. and Henderson, R.W. 2012. Island lists of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 51(2): 85-166.

Pregill, G.K. 1992. Systematics of the West Indian lizard genus Leiocephalus (Squamata: Iguania: Tropiduridae). Museum of Natural History Miscellaneous Publication (University of Kansas) 84: 1-69.



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