Giant whiptail

The giant whiptail (Aspidoscelis motaguae) is a species of teiid lizard native to Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua.[2] It has also been introduced to Florida in the United States where it is considered an invasive species.[3]

Giant whiptail
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Teiidae
Genus: Aspidoscelis
Species:
A. motaguae
Binomial name
Aspidoscelis motaguae
(Sackett, 1941)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Canseco-Márquez, L.; Muñoz-Alonso, A.; Ariano, D. (2013). "Aspidoscelis motaguae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2013: e.T64277A3134298. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T64277A3134298.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  2. ^ Aspidoscelis motaguae at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 12 June 2019.
  3. ^ Invasive.org a joint project of University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA Forest Service, USDA Identification Technology Program, and USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture https://www.invasive.org/browse/subinfo.cfm?sub=18350. Downloaded on 12 June 2019.