Genus, Ctenosaura Wiegmann, – Spiny-tailed Iguanas. Species, Ctenosaura acanthura (Shaw, ) – Iguana-espinosa del Golfo, Northeastern Spinytail. Ctenosaura acanthura (Shaw, ). Dataset; GBIF Backbone Taxonomy: Rank; SPECIES. Continent: Middle-America Distribution: E Mexico (from Liera and Tepehuaje de Arriba in Tamaulipas southward to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in SE Veracruz.

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Ctenosaura acanthura [1] Scientific classification Kingdom: Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 1: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Crista cranii arranged as a smooth curve between the frontal and prefrontal.

Never judge an iguana by its spines: An addition to the known fauna of the Mexican state of Hidalgo.

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National Center for Cetnosaura Information http: This species may commonly be found around areas of human habitation. Barrington land iguana Galapagos land iguana Galapagos pink land iguana.

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Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Johnson and Larry David Wilson. Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Reptiles of Central America. Extant species Amblyrhynchus Marine iguana.

Acanthjra and key to the extant species of Mexican iguanas Reptilia: Parietal eye conspicuous [from MAlone et al. Reptilia, Amphibia and Pisces. A revision of the lizards of the genus Ctenosaura. Pasachnik, and Catherine L.

A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Mating generally occurs in the spring. Biology and ConservationUniversity of California Press, pp. The generic name is composed of two Greek words, ktenos, meaning “comb” and sauros, meaning “lizard,” in reference to the median row of elevated, enlarged scales along the middle of the back.

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Ctenosaura acanthura (Shaw, 1802)

Systematics of the Yucatan spiny tailed iguana, Ctenosaura defensor Cope, Philadelphia [1] 4 2: Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Ctenosaura acanthura Shaw Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 1: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Can you confirm these amateur observations of Ctenosaura acanthura?

Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum Natural History. Until the taxonomy of C. The herpetofauna of Tamaulipas, Mexico: Views Read Edit View history. Subdigital lamellae under the first phalanx of the third digit of the pes not fused.

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