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Leiocephalus  Gray, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173931

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Curly-tailed Lizards [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Leiocephalus anonymous Pregill, 1984  
                                     Species Leiocephalus apertosulcus Etheridge, 1965  
                                     Species Leiocephalus barahonensis K. P. Schmidt, 1921 – Barahona Curlytail Lizard, Orange-bellied Curlytail 
                                     Species Leiocephalus carinatus Gray, 1827 – Carinate Curly-tailed Lizard, Northern Curly-tailed Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus cubensis (Gray, 1840) – Cuban Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus cuneus Etheridge, 1964  
                                     Species Leiocephalus endomychus Schwartz, 1967 – Central Haitian Curlytail 
                                     Species Leiocephalus eremitus (Cope, 1868) – Navassa Curly-tailed Lizard, Navassa Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus etheridgei Pregill, 1981  
                                     Species Leiocephalus greenwayi Barbour and Shreve, 1935 – Plana Cay Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus herminieri (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1837) – Martinique Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus inaguae Cochran, 1934 – Inagua Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus jamaicensis Etheridge, 1966  
                                     Species Leiocephalus loxogrammus (Cope, 1887) – Rum Cay Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus lunatus Cochran, 1934 – Santo Domingo Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus macropus (Cope, 1863) – Monte Verde Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus melanochlorus Cope, 1863 – Jeremie Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus onaneyi Garrido, 1973 – Sierra Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus partidus Pregill, 1981  
                                     Species Leiocephalus personatus Cope, 1862 – Green-legged Curly-tailed Lizard, Haitian Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus pratensis (Cochran, 1928) – Atalaye Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus psammodromus Barbour, 1920 – Bastion Cay Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus punctatus Cochran, 1931 – Spotted Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus raviceps Cope, 1863 – Mountain Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus rhutidira Schwartz, 1979 – Lapierre Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus schreibersii (Gravenhorst, 1838) – Schreiber's Curly-tailed Lizard, Red-sided Curly-tailed Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus semilineatus Dunn, 1920 – Thomazeau Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus stictigaster Schwartz, 1959 – Cabo Corrientes Curlytail Lizard 
                                     Species Leiocephalus varius Garman, 1887  
                                     Species Leiocephalus vinculum Cochran, 1928 – Cochran's Curlytail Lizard 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus   
  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   
  Reference for: Leiocephalus   

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