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Rainbow Whiptail Cnemidophorus arenivagus

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Teiidae [family]
Cnemidophorus [genus] (4)
arenivagus [species]

Classification

Teiidae [family]
Cnemidophorus [genus] (4)
arenivagus [species]

Presence

Recorded on Aruba
Presence status Introduced (2) - Aruba
Distribution description Aruba, Venezuela, Middle-America, northern South America, Trinidad & Tobago, Isla de Margarita, Cubagua, Coche, Los Testigos, Los Frailes. Probably introduced on Aruba around 1950.
Notes on presence status Formerly known as Cnemidophorus lemniscatus (Linnaeus, 1758).

Publications

  • Buurt, G. van 2001. De amfibieën en reptielen van Aruba, Curaçao en Bonaire. 119 pp. Gerard van Buurt, Curaçao.
  • Buurt, G. van, & Debrot, A.O. 2012. Exotic and invasive terrestrial and freshwater animal species in the Dutch Caribbean. 1-37. IMARES, Wageningen.