Mona Ground Iguana (Cyclura stejnegeri)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
Mona ground iguanas are massive, primeval-looking lizards growing 3 to 4 feet in length, with several small horns protruding from the snout, two prominent bulges crowning the head, sagging jowl muscles in older individuals, a throat fan or dewlap, a crest along the back, and wrinkled skin of a dark brown color. Juvenile iguanas have a banded pattern which lasts until they are about 3 years old.
- States/US Territories in which the Mona Ground Iguana, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Puerto Rico
- US Counties in which the Mona Ground Iguana, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/06/1978||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|09/21/2007||72 FR 54061 54062||5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species|
|05/26/1977||42 FR 27003 27007||Proposed Determination of Threatened Status for Three Reptiles from Mona Island, Puerto Rico with Critical Habitat; 42 FR 27003 27007 (Mona boa, Epicrates monensis; Mona ground iguana, Cyclura stejnegeri; Mona blind snake, Typhlops monensis)|
|02/03/1978||43 FR 4618 4621||Final Determination of Threatened Status and Critical Habitat for the Mona Boa and Mona Ground Iguana|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|04/19/1984||Recovery Plan for the Mona Iguana||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|09/21/2007||72 FR 54061 54062||5-Year Review of 18 Caribbean Species||
|03/04/2015||5-YEAR REVIEW Mona ground iguana (Cyclura stejnegeri)|
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|02/03/1978||43 FR 4618 4621||Final Determination of Threatened Status and Critical Habitat for the Mona Boa and Mona Ground Iguana||Final Rule||Final designated|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Mona Ground Iguana.
» Life History
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