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Leiocephalus  Gray, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173931

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Curly-tailed Lizards [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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyLeiocephalidae   
                                  GenusLeiocephalus Gray, 1827 – Curly-tailed Lizards  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus anonymous Pregill, 1984  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus apertosulcus Etheridge, 1965  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus barahonensis K. P. Schmidt, 1921 – Barahona Curlytail Lizard, Orange-bellied Curlytail 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus carinatus Gray, 1827 – Carinate Curly-tailed Lizard, Northern Curly-tailed Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus cubensis (Gray, 1840) – Cuban Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus cuneus Etheridge, 1964  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus endomychus Schwartz, 1967 – Central Haitian Curlytail 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus eremitus (Cope, 1868) – Navassa Curly-tailed Lizard, Navassa Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus etheridgei Pregill, 1981  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus greenwayi Barbour and Shreve, 1935 – Plana Cay Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus herminieri (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1837) – Martinique Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus inaguae Cochran, 1934 – Inagua Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus jamaicensis Etheridge, 1966  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus loxogrammus (Cope, 1887) – Rum Cay Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus lunatus Cochran, 1934 – Santo Domingo Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus macropus (Cope, 1863) – Monte Verde Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus melanochlorus Cope, 1863 – Jeremie Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus onaneyi Garrido, 1973 – Sierra Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus partidus Pregill, 1981  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus personatus Cope, 1862 – Green-legged Curly-tailed Lizard, Haitian Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus pratensis (Cochran, 1928) – Atalaye Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus psammodromus Barbour, 1920 – Bastion Cay Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus punctatus Cochran, 1931 – Spotted Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus raviceps Cope, 1863 – Mountain Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus rhutidira Schwartz, 1979 – Lapierre Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus schreibersii (Gravenhorst, 1838) – Schreiber's Curly-tailed Lizard, Red-sided Curly-tailed Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus semilineatus Dunn, 1920 – Thomazeau Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus stictigaster Schwartz, 1959 – Cabo Corrientes Curlytail Lizard 
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus varius Garman, 1887  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus vinculum Cochran, 1928 – Cochran's Curlytail Lizard 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leiocephalus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leiocephalus   
       

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