Amphibians and reptiles of Caribbean Islands

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Species Data, Images and Maps for West Indian Amphibians and Reptiles
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Rhinella marina - Linnaeus, 1758
Amphibia | Anura | Bufonidae
Marine Toad
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Rhinella marina Locality map of Rhinella marina
Caiman crocodilus - Linnaeus, 1758
Reptilia | Crocodilia | Alligatoridae
Spectacled Caiman
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Caiman crocodilus
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Iguana iguana - Linnaeus, 1758
Reptilia | Squamata | Iguanidae
Green Iguana
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Iguana iguana
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Caretta caretta - Linnaeus, 1758
Reptilia | Testudines | Cheloniidae
Loggerhead Turtle
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Caretta caretta Locality map of Caretta caretta
Chelonia mydas - Linnaeus, 1758
Reptilia | Testudines | Cheloniidae
Green Turtle
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Chelonia mydas Locality map of Chelonia mydas
Dermochelys coriacea - Vandelli, 1761
Reptilia | Testudines | Dermochelyidae
Leatherback Turtle
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Dermochelys coriacea Locality map of Dermochelys coriacea
Eretmochelys imbricata - Linnaeus, 1766
Reptilia | Testudines | Cheloniidae
Hawksbill Turtle
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Eretmochelys imbricata Locality map of Eretmochelys imbricata
Scinax ruber - Laurenti, 1768
Amphibia | Anura | Hylidae
Red-snouted Treefrog
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Scinax ruber Locality map of Scinax ruber
Trachemys scripta - Schoepff, 1792
Reptilia | Testudines | Emydidae
Red-eared Slider
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Near Threatened
Trachemys scripta
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Dryophytes cinereus - Schneider, 1799
Amphibia | Anura | Hylidae
Green Treefrog
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Dryophytes cinereus Locality map of Dryophytes cinereus
Lithobates catesbeianus - Shaw, 1802
Amphibia | Anura | Ranidae
Bullfrog
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Lithobates catesbeianus Locality map of Lithobates catesbeianus
Hemidactylus mabouia - Moreau de Jonnès, 1818
Reptilia | Squamata | Gekkonidae
Tropical House Gecko
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Hemidactylus mabouia
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Anolis cuvieri - Merrem, 1820
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Puerto Rican Giant Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis cuvieri
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Amphisbaena caeca - Cuvier, 1829
Reptilia | Squamata | Amphisbaenidae
Puerto Rican Common Amphisbaena
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Amphisbaena caeca
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Lepidochelys olivacea - Eschscholtz, 1829
Reptilia | Testudines | Cheloniidae
Olive Ridley Turtle
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Lepidochelys olivacea Locality map of Lepidochelys olivacea
Cyclura nubila - Gray, 1831
Reptilia | Squamata | Iguanidae
Cuban Iguana
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Cyclura nubila
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Anolis cristatellus - Duméril and Bibron, 1837
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Puerto Rican Crested Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis cristatellus
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Anolis pulchellus - Duméril and Bibron, 1837
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Puerto Rican Bush Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis pulchellus
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Diploglossus pleii - Duméril and Bibron, 1839
Reptilia | Squamata | Anguidae
Puerto Rican Galliwasp
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Diploglossus pleii
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Osteopilus septentrionalis - Duméril and Bibron, 1841
Amphibia | Anura | Hylidae
Cuban Treefrog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Osteopilus septentrionalis Locality map of Osteopilus septentrionalis
Chilabothrus inornatus - Reinhardt, 1843
Reptilia | Squamata | Boidae
Puerto Rican Boa
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Near Threatened
Chilabothrus inornatus
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Antillotyphlops platycephalus - Duméril and Bibron, 1844
Reptilia | Squamata | Typhlopidae
Puerto Rican White-tailed Blindsnake
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Antillotyphlops platycephalus
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Leptodactylus albilabris - Günther, 1859
Amphibia | Anura | Leptodactylidae
Puerto Rican Ditch Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Leptodactylus albilabris Locality map of Leptodactylus albilabris
Sphaerodactylus macrolepis - Günther, 1859
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Puerto Rican Eyespot Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus macrolepis
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Anolis stratulus - Cope, 1861
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Puerto Rican Spotted Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis stratulus
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Eleutherodactylus antillensis - Reinhardt and Lütken, 1862
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Red-eyed Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Eleutherodactylus antillensis Locality map of Eleutherodactylus antillensis
Pholidoscelis exsul - Cope, 1862
Reptilia | Squamata | Teiidae
Puerto Rican Giant Whiptail
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Pholidoscelis exsul
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Borikenophis portoricensis - Reinhardt and Lütken, 1862
Reptilia | Squamata | Dipsadidae
Puerto Rican Racer
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Borikenophis portoricensis
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Magliophis exiguus - Cope, 1862
Reptilia | Squamata | Dipsadidae
Virgin Islands Racerlet
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Magliophis exiguus
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Peltophryne lemur - Cope, 1868
Amphibia | Anura | Bufonidae
Puerto Rican Toad
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Peltophryne lemur Locality map of Peltophryne lemur
Anolis gundlachi - Peters, 1876
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Yellow-chinned Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis gundlachi
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Anolis krugi - Peters, 1876
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Olive Bush Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis krugi
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Spondylurus nitidus - Garman, 1887
Reptilia | Squamata | Mabuyidae
Puerto Rican Skink
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered (recommended)
Spondylurus nitidus Locality map of Spondylurus nitidus
Pholidoscelis alboguttatus - Boulenger, 1896
Reptilia | Squamata | Teiidae
Mona Whiptail
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Pholidoscelis alboguttatus Locality map of Pholidoscelis alboguttatus
Chilabothrus monensis - Zenneck, 1898
Reptilia | Squamata | Boidae
Mona Boa
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Chilabothrus monensis Locality map of Chilabothrus monensis
Eleutherodactylus monensis - Meerwarth, 1901
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Mona Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Eleutherodactylus monensis Locality map of Eleutherodactylus monensis
Lithobates grylio - Stejneger, 1901
Amphibia | Anura | Ranidae
Pig Frog
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Lithobates grylio Locality map of Lithobates grylio
Hemidactylus haitianus - Meerwarth, 1901
Reptilia | Squamata | Gekkonidae
West African House Gecko
Puerto Rico - Introduced
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Hemidactylus haitianus
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Sphaerodactylus monensis - Meerwarth, 1901
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Mona Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus monensis
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Eleutherodactylus richmondi - Stejneger, 1904
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Bronze Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Eleutherodactylus richmondi Locality map of Eleutherodactylus richmondi
Eleutherodactylus unicolor - Stejneger, 1904
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Elfin Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Eleutherodactylus unicolor Locality map of Eleutherodactylus unicolor
Amphisbaena bakeri - Stejneger, 1904
Reptilia | Squamata | Amphisbaenidae
Puerto Rican Many-ringed Amphisbaena
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Amphisbaena bakeri
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Anolis evermanni - Stejneger, 1904
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Puerto Rican Emerald Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis evermanni
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Anolis monensis - Stejneger, 1904
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Mona Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis monensis
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Anolis poncensis - Stejneger, 1904
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Ponce Small-fanned Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis poncensis
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Magliophis stahli - Stejneger, 1904
Reptilia | Squamata | Dipsadidae
Puerto Rican Racerlet
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Magliophis stahli
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Typhlops rostellatus - Stejneger, 1904
Reptilia | Squamata | Typhlopidae
Puerto Rican Brown-bellied Blindsnake
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Typhlops rostellatus
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Pholidoscelis wetmorei - Stejneger, 1913
Reptilia | Squamata | Teiidae
Puerto Rican Blue-tailed Whiptail
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Pholidoscelis wetmorei
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Cyclura stejnegeri - Barbour and Noble, 1916
Reptilia | Squamata | Iguanidae
Mona Iguana
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Cyclura stejnegeri
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Eleutherodactylus brittoni - Schmidt, 1920
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Grass Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Eleutherodactylus brittoni Locality map of Eleutherodactylus brittoni
Eleutherodactylus gryllus - Schmidt, 1920
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Green Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Eleutherodactylus gryllus Locality map of Eleutherodactylus gryllus
Eleutherodactylus locustus - Schmidt, 1920
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Small-eared Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Eleutherodactylus locustus Locality map of Eleutherodactylus locustus
Eleutherodactylus wightmanae - Schmidt, 1920
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Melodius Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Eleutherodactylus wightmanae Locality map of Eleutherodactylus wightmanae
Borikenophis variegatus - Schmidt, 1926
Reptilia | Squamata | Dipsadidae
Mona Racer
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Borikenophis variegatus
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Antillotyphlops monensis - Schmidt, 1926
Reptilia | Squamata | Typhlopidae
Mona Blindsnake
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Antillotyphlops monensis Locality map of Antillotyphlops monensis
Eleutherodactylus portoricensis - Schmidt, 1927
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican White-eyed Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Eleutherodactylus portoricensis Locality map of Eleutherodactylus portoricensis
Trachemys stejnegeri - Schmidt, 1928
Reptilia | Testudines | Emydidae
Antillean Slider
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Near Threatened
Trachemys stejnegeri
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Eleutherodactylus cooki - Grant, 1931
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Cave Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Eleutherodactylus cooki Locality map of Eleutherodactylus cooki
Eleutherodactylus karlschmidti - Grant, 1931
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Stream Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Eleutherodactylus karlschmidti Locality map of Eleutherodactylus karlschmidti
Anolis cooki - Grant, 1931
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Guanica Pallid Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis cooki
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Anolis roosevelti - Grant, 1931
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Virgin Islands Giant Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Anolis roosevelti Locality map of Anolis roosevelti
Sphaerodactylus klauberi - Grant, 1931
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Puerto Rican Upland Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus klauberi
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Sphaerodactylus nicholsi - Grant, 1931
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Puerto Rican Crescent Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus nicholsi
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Sphaerodactylus roosevelti - Grant, 1931
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Guanica Khaki Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus roosevelti
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Sphaerodactylus townsendi - Grant, 1931
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Puerto Rican Sandy Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus townsendi
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Eleutherodactylus cochranae - Grant, 1932
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Whistling Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Eleutherodactylus cochranae Locality map of Eleutherodactylus cochranae
Sphaerodactylus gaigeae - Grant, 1932
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Chevronate Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus gaigeae
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Chilabothrus granti - Stull, 1933
Reptilia | Squamata | Boidae
Virgin Islands Boa
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Chilabothrus granti
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Antillotyphlops granti - Ruthven and Gaige, 1935
Reptilia | Squamata | Typhlopidae
Guanica Blindsnake
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Antillotyphlops granti
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Phyllodactylus wirshingi - Kerster and Smith, 1955
Reptilia | Squamata | Phyllodactylidae
Puerto Rican Leaf-toed Gecko
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Phyllodactylus wirshingi
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Eleutherodactylus eneidae - Rivero, 1959
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Elegant Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Eleutherodactylus eneidae Locality map of Eleutherodactylus eneidae
Eleutherodactylus hedricki - Rivero, 1963
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Treehole Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Eleutherodactylus hedricki Locality map of Eleutherodactylus hedricki
Amphisbaena schmidti - Gans, 1964
Reptilia | Squamata | Amphisbaenidae
Puerto Rican Dusky Amphisbaena
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Amphisbaena schmidti
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Anolis occultus - Williams and Rivero, 1965
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Puerto Rican Twig Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis occultus
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Eleutherodactylus coqui - Thomas, 1966
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Eleutherodactylus coqui Locality map of Eleutherodactylus coqui
Amphisbaena xera - Thomas, 1966
Reptilia | Squamata | Amphisbaenidae
Puerto Rican Xeric Amphisbaena
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Amphisbaena xera
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Pholidoscelis desechensis - Heatwole and Torres, 1967
Reptilia | Squamata | Teiidae
Desecheo Whiptail
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Pholidoscelis desechensis
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Sphaerodactylus levinsi - Heatwole, 1968
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Desecheo Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Sphaerodactylus levinsi
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Eleutherodactylus jasperi - Drewry and Jones, 1976
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Golden Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered
Eleutherodactylus jasperi Locality map of Eleutherodactylus jasperi
Anolis desechensis - Heatwole, 1976
Reptilia | Squamata | Dactyloidae
Desecheo Anole
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Anolis desechensis
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Sphaerodactylus micropithecus - Schwartz, 1977
Reptilia | Squamata | Sphaerodactylidae
Monito Sphaero
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered
Sphaerodactylus micropithecus
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Antillotyphlops hypomethes - Hedges and Thomas, 1991
Reptilia | Squamata | Typhlopidae
Puerto Rican Coastal Blindsnake
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
Antillotyphlops hypomethes
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Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi - Rios-López and Thomas, 2007
Amphibia | Anura | Eleutherodactylidae
Puerto Rican Wetland Frog
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Not Assessed
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Spondylurus culebrae - Hedges & Conn, 2012
Reptilia | Squamata | Mabuyidae
Culebra Skink
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered (recommended)
Spondylurus culebrae Locality map of Spondylurus culebrae
Spondylurus monae - Hedges & Conn, 2012
Reptilia | Squamata | Mabuyidae
Mona Skink
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Endangered (recommended)
Spondylurus monae Locality map of Spondylurus monae
Spondylurus monitae - Hedges & Conn, 2012
Reptilia | Squamata | Mabuyidae
Monito Skink
Puerto Rico
IUCN Status: Critically Endangered (recommended)
Spondylurus monitae Locality map of Spondylurus monitae
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