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Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana - Ctenosaura hemilopha

Cope, 1863
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Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana
Large juvenile, Rancho Verde, Baja California Sur Captive Adult, La Paz,
Baja California Sur
Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana
Adult on fence pole, San Bartolo, Baja California Sur

Adult, Cape Region, Baja California Sur
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Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana  
Adults, San Bartolo, Baja California Sur Adult, San Bartolo, Baja California Sur  
Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana
Young juvenile, green phase, Cape Region, Baja California Sur
© John T. Snow
Juvenile, inbetween green phase and adult phase, Cape Region,
Baja California Sur © John T. Snow
Sub-adult showing adult color and pattern, with regenerated tail tip, Cape Region, Baja California Sur
© John T. Snow
     
Habitat
Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana habitat Cape Spiny-tailed Iguana habitat  
Habitat, San Bartolo,
Baja California Sur

Habitat, Rancho Verde,
Baja California Sur
 

References:


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

Samuel M. McGinnis and Robert C. Stebbins. Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians. 4th Edition. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2018.

Stebbins, Robert C. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

San Diego Natural History Museum







Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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