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Leiocephalus personatus  Cope, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 683038

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

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                                  GenusLeiocephalus Gray, 1827 – Curly-tailed Lizards  
                                     SpeciesLeiocephalus personatus Cope, 1862 – Green-legged Curly-tailed Lizard, Haitian Curlytail Lizard  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus actites Schwartz, 1967  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus agraulus Schwartz, 1967  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus budeni Schwartz, 1967  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus elattoprosopon Gali, Schwartz and Suarez, 1988  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus mentalis Cochran, 1932  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus personatus Cope, 1863  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus poikilometes Schwartz, 1969  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus pyrrholaemus Schwartz, 1971  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus scalaris Cochran, 1932  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus socoensis Gali and Schwartz, 1982  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus tarachodes Schwartz, 1967  
                                        Subspecies Leiocephalus personatus trujilloensis Mertens, 1939  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus personatus, Haitian Curlytail Lizard [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Townsend, Josiah H., Kennth L. Krysko, Anthony T. Reppas, and Coleman M. Sheehy III  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Noteworthy Records for Introduced Reptiles and Amphibians from Florida, USA   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Review, vol. 33, no. 1   
  Page(s): 75   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0018-084X   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus personatus   

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






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