Cyclura cychlura figginsi •

Cyclura cychlura figginsi

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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. ‘Cyclura cychlura figginsi, known by the common name of guana and sometimes called the Exuma Island iguana in the international literature, is a subspecies of the northern rock iguana, C. cychlura, that is found on the Exuma island chain in the Bahamas with an estimated wild population of 1,300 animals in 2004, it has been listed on the IUCN Red List as critically endangered. In the late 19th century the American naturalist Charles Johnson Maynard mentioned that populations of iguanas still existed on the small island Bitter Guana Cay, being the namesake of the toponym, and he also mentioned that he thought it was possible this population could be named as a new species. In 1923 Thomas Barbour obliged. In 1975 Albert Schwartz and Richard Thomas subsumed it as a subspecies of C. cychlura. In their 1977 monograph on Cyclura, Schwartz

Detailed information
Full Name: Exuma Island iguana (Cyclura cychlura figginsi)
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 Exuma Island 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 Exuma Island iguana.
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