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Genus, Ctenosaura Wiegmann, – Spiny-tailed Iguanas. Species, Ctenosaura acanthura (Shaw, ) – Iguana-espinosa del Golfo, Northeastern Spinytail. Ctenosaura acanthura (Shaw, ). Dataset; GBIF Backbone Taxonomy: Rank; SPECIES. Continent: Middle-America Distribution: E Mexico (from Liera and Tepehuaje de Arriba in Tamaulipas southward to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in SE Veracruz.

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Ctenosaura acanthura (Shaw, 1802)

Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. Ctenosaura differs from Cachryx in the following character states: Barrington land iguana Galapagos land iguana Galapagos pink land iguana. The herpetofauna of Puebla, Mexico: These large lizards range from central Ctenosaurx to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec between the Mexican states of Veracruz and Oaxaca. Ctenosaura acanthura [1] Scientific classification Kingdom: Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Miscellaneous notes on Mexican lizards. Ctenosaura acanthura Shaw Philadelphia [1] 4 2: Subdigital lamellae under the first phalanx of the third digit of the pes ctenlsaura fused. On the species of Iguaninae. Biology and ConservationUniversity of California Press, pp. Anteriormost ten strongly spinous caudal scale whorls separated by 1 or 2 intercalary rows, except sometimes in the 1st row.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Until the taxonomy of C. Checklist of the Iguanine and Malagasy Iguanid Lizards.

Ctenosaura acanthura – Wikipedia

Retrieved from ” https: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Up to 4 cusps on teeth.

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Ctenosaura acanthura? Fiji banded iguana Fiji crested iguana Brachylophus bulabula Brachylophus gau.

Northeastern Spinytail Iguana (Ctenosaura Acanthura).

Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 1: Green iguana Lesser Antillean iguana. Systematics of the Yucatan spiny tailed iguana, Ctenosaura defensor Cope, Parietal eye conspicuous [from MAlone et al.

The herpetofauna of Tamaulipas, Mexico: Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 3: They are primarily herbivorouseating flowersleaves, stems, and fruitbut they will opportunistically eat smaller animals, eggs, and arthropods. Not given by SHAW.

Notes on the systematic status of the taxa acanthura, pectinata, and similis of the genus Ctenosaura Reptilia: Reptilia, Amphibia and Pisces.

Bailey mixed up C. Mating generally occurs in the spring. Views Read Edit View history. The northeastern spinytail iguana was first described by British zoologist George Shaw in Retrieved 30 September Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, pp.

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The generic name is composed of two Greek words, ktenos, meaning “comb” and sauros, meaning “lizard,” in reference to the median row of elevated, enlarged scales along the middle of the back.

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A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. Ctenosaura acanthura SHAW, Pasachnik, and Catherine L. University of California Press, pp. An addition acantuhra the known fauna of the Mexican state of Hidalgo.

Systematics of the Ctenosaura group of lizards Reptilia: Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico.