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Cyclura  Harlan, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173917

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Ground Iguanas [English]
    Rock Iguanas [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyIguanidae  – American Arboreal Lizards, Chuckwallas, Iguanas, Iguanids  
                                     GenusCyclura Harlan, 1825 – Ground Iguanas, Rock Iguanas  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Cyclura carinata Harlan, 1825 – Turks and Caicos Rock Iguana, Turks Island Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura collei Gray, 1845 – Jamaican Iguana, Jamaican Rock Iguana, Jamaica Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura cornuta (Bonnaterre, 1789) – Horned Ground Iguana, Hispaniolan Rhinoceros Iguana, Rhinoceros Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura cychlura (Cuvier, 1829) – Northern Bahamian Rock Iguana, Andros Island Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura lewisi Grant, 1940 – Grand Cayman Ground Iguana, Grand Cayman Blue Iguana, Grand Cayman Blue Rock Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura nubila (Gray, 1831) – Cuban Ground Iguana, Clouded Rock Iguana, Cayman Islands Ground Iguana, Cuban Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura pinguis Barbour, 1917 – Anegada Ground Iguana, Anegada Rock Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura ricordii (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1837) – Ricord's Rock Iguana, Ricord's Ground Iguana 
                                        Species Cyclura rileyi Stejneger, 1903 – Central Bahamian Rock Iguana, White Cay Ground Iguana 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Cyclura    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cyclura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Cyclura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Buckley, Larry J., Kevin de Queiroz, Tandora D. Grant, Bradford D. Hollingsworth, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Checklist of the Iguanas of the World (Iguanidae; Iguaninae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Conservation and Biology, vol. 11, monograph 6   
  Page(s): 4-46   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1931-7603   
  Reference for: Cyclura, Rock Iguanas [English]   

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