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  • Bryan, J.J.; Gerber, G.P.; Welch, M.E. & Stephen, C.L. 2007. Re-evaluating the Taxonomic Status of the Booby Cay Iguana, Cyclura carinata bartschi. Copeia 2007 (3): 734-739.
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  • Harlan, R. 1824. Description of two species of Linnaean Lacerta, not before described, and construction of the new genus Cyclura. J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia [1] 4 (2): 242-251.
  • Harlan, R. 1824. Description of two species of Linnaean Lacerta, not before described, and construction of the new genus Cyclura. Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia [1st ser.] 4, part 2: 242-251.
  • Holotype: Cochran, D. M. 1931. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 21 (3): 39.
  • Iverson, J.B. 1979. Behavior and ecology of the rock iguana Cyclura carinata. Bull. Florida State Mus. Biol. Sci. 24(3): 175-358.
  • Malone,C.L.; Wheeler,T.; Taylor,J.F. & Davis,S.K. 2000. Phylogeography of the Caribbean Rock Iguana (Cyclura): implications for conservation and insights on the biogeographic history of the West Indies. Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 17 (2): 269.
  • Paratype: Cochran, D. M. 1931. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 21 (3): 39.
  • Schwartz, A. and Carey, M. 1977. Systematics and evolution in the West Indian iguanid genus Cyclura. Stud. Fauna Curaçao and Carib. Is. 53(173):15-97.
  • Schwartz, A., and R. Thomas. 1975. A Check-List of West Indian Amphibians and Reptiles. Special Publication, no. 1. 216
  • Schwartz,A. & Henderson,R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.


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