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Corytophanes is a genus of Neotropical lizards, commonly referred to as helmeted iguanas or helmeted basilisks. They are all arboreal, and reside in tropical forests. There are currently three recognized species.
- helmeted iguana - Corytophanes cristatus (Merrem, 1820)
- Hernandez's helmeted basilisk - Corytophanes hernandezi [or hernandesii] (Wiegmann, 1831)
- Guatemalan helmeted basilisk - Corytophanes percarinatus A. Duméril, 1856
- Wilson, L.D. & J.R. McCranie. 2002. Update on the list of reptiles known from Honduras. Herpetological Review 33(2):90-94.
- The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org
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