Ctenosaura acanthura

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ctenosaura acanthura

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Pleurodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Pleurodonta

Familia: Iguanidae
Genus: Ctenosaura
Species: Ctenosaura acanthura

Name[edit]

  • Ctenosaura acanthura (Shaw, 1802)

Holotype: BMNH 1946.8.30.19 (formerly xxii 20a).

Type locality: not given; erroneously gives “California” by Boulenger (1885), designated to “Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico” by Bailey (1928: 10).

Combinations[edit]

  • Lacerta acanthura Shaw, 1802: 216 [original combination]
  • Uromastyx acanthurusMerrem, 1820: 56 [subsequent combination]
  • Cyclura acanthuraGray, 1827: 57 [subsequent combination]
  • Ctenosaura acanthuraGray, 1845: 191 [subsequent combination]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Ctenosaura cycluroides Wiegmann, 1828: 371 [synonymized by Boulenger (1885: 195)]

Syntypes: ZMB 576–8; MCZ 22453.

Type locality: not given; designated to “Veracruz, Veracruz”, Mexico, by Smith & Taylor (1950: 74).

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Links[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Northeastern Spinytail Iguana
español: Iguana espinosa del Golfo
For more multimedia, look at Ctenosaura acanthura on Wikimedia Commons.