Leiocephalus rhutidira Schwartz, 1979

Lapierre curlytail lizard



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1978

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Départment de l'Artibonite, Haiti (northwestern), 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., Landestoy, M. and Hedges, B. (2016). Leiocephalus rhutidira. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T75317710A75607559. 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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