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Leiocephalus carinatus  Gray, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173932

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Carinate Curly-tailed Lizard [English]
 
    Northern Curly-tailed Lizard [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus carinatus Gray, 1827 – Carinate Curly-tailed Lizard, Northern Curly-tailed Lizard  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus aquarius Schwartz and Ogren, 1956  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus armouri Barbour and Shreve, 1935 – Little Bahama Curly-tailed Lizard 
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus carinatus Gray, 1827  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus cayensis Schwartz, 1959  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus coryi K. P. Schmidt, 1936  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus granti Rabb, 1957  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus hodsoni K. P. Schmidt, 1936  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus labrossytus Schwartz, 1959  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus microcyon Schwartz, 1959  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus mogotensis Schwartz, 1959  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus virescens Stejneger, 1901  
                                        SubspeciesLeiocephalus carinatus zayasi Schwartz, 1959  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus carinatus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leiocephalus carinatus   
       
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (http://www.reptile-database.org)   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus carinatus, Northern Curly-tailed Lizard [English]   
       
  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 carinatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collins, J. T.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians and Reptiles, Third Edition   
  Page(s): ii + 41   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-21-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leiocephalus carinatus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Caribbean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
 

 

   

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