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Horned Ground Iguana
Cyclura cornuta (Bonnaterre, 1789)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Iguanidae - iguanas »  genus Cyclura - rock iguanas

Scientific synonyms

Metapoceros cornutus
Iguana cornuta
Hypsilophus cornutus

Other names

= Navassa Island Ground Iguana
= Rhinoceros Iguana

Vulnerable

Images


skull

Cyclura cornuta - Horned Ground Iguana

Author: Pavel Zuber

Cyclura cornuta - Horned Ground Iguana

Author: Pavel Zuber

Taxon in country check-lists*

North America: Dominican Republic, Haiti

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Size

Celková délka až 140 cm, hmotnost 4,5-9 kg.

Distribution

Ostrov Hispaniola (Dominikánská republika, Haiti) a některé okolní ostrovy.

Importance

Red list odhaduje jejich stavy na 10-17000 jedinců a řadí jej mezi zranitelné druhy.

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Cyclura cornuta cornuta (Bonnaterre, 1789)

Cyclura cornuta cornuta - 0000000001 1

subspecies Cyclura cornuta onchiopsis (Cope, 1885) - Navassa Island Iguana
subspecies Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri Barbour & Noble, 1916

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Explanations

extinct taxon