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cyclura carinata bartschi

Cyclura carinata bartschi

Cyclura carinata bartschi NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. The Turks and Caicos rock iguana, Cyclura carinata carinata, was first described by American Zoologist Richard Harlan in Fauna Americana in 1825. Its specific name carinata means “keeled” and refers to the animal’s scales. The species is endemic to 50-60 of the 200 islands and cays that make up the Turks and Caicos Islands. It has one subspecies which lives on Booby Cay, Bartsch’s iguana (Cyclura carinata bartschi). Morphological and genetic data indicate that the closest living relative of C. carinata is C. ricordi

Detailed information
Full Name: Mayaguana iguana (Cyclura carinata bartschi)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Reptiles
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Threatened 06/22/1983 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found
  • Countries in which the the Mayaguana iguana, Wherever found is known to occur: Bahamas
Federal register documents
Citation Page
06/22/1983 48 FR 28460 28464 Listing of 17 Species of Foreign Reptiles as End. or Thr. Species; 48 FR 28460-28464
01/20/1983 48 FR 2562 2566 Proposed Listing of 17 Species of Foreign Reptiles as Endangered and Threatened Species;
No recovery information is available for the Mayaguana iguana.
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