Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Green Iguana Iguana iguana

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Iguanidae [family]
Iguana [genus] (3)
iguana [species]

Classification

Iguanidae [family]
Iguana [genus] (3)
iguana [species]

Names

Dutch name Groene leguaan
Alternative Dutch name Zuid- en Midden-Amerikaanse groene leguaan
English name Green Iguana
Alternative English name Common Green Iguana
Alternative English name Common Iguana
Alternative English name South American Green Iguana
Papiamento name Yuana
Valid name Iguana iguana (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification