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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.
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  • Schwartz,A. & Henderson,R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Uetz P. (2013). TIGR Reptile Database (version Oct 2007). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 11th March 2013 (Roskov Y., Kunze T., Paglinawan L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Hernandez F., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Reading, UK.


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