Taxon profile


Puerto Rican Ground Lizard
Pholidoscelis exsul (Cope, 1862)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Teiidae - whiptails and tegus »  genus Pholidoscelis

Scientific synonyms

Ameiva exsul Cope, 1862

Other names

= Common Puerto Rican Ameiva
= Puerto Rican Giant Groundlizard

Least Concern LC

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Pholidoscelis exsul alboguttata (Boulenger, 1896) - Mona Ameiva
subspecies Pholidoscelis exsul desechensis (Heatwole & Torres, 1967) - Desecheo Ameiva
subspecies Pholidoscelis exsul exsul (Cope, 1862)

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