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Ameiva maynardi, commonly known as the Great Inagua ameiva, Inagua ameiva, or Inagua blue-tailed lizard, is species of lizard, a member of the family Teiidae. The species is endemic to the Bahamas. Three subspecies have been described.
Ameiva maynardi Wikipedia
The specific name, maynardi, is in honor of American ornithologist Charles Johnson Maynard.
Ameiva maynardi is considered quite small compared to other Ameiva species. Males measure an average of 72 mm (2.83 in) snout-vent length (SVL), and females average 70 mm (2.76 in) SVL.
Ameiva maynardi is mainly insectivorous, however, little is known of its natural history.
Ameiva maynardi is often encountered in the upper beach zone. It prefers sandy and loamy areas, but is also found in rocky and sparse vegetative areas.
Three subspecies are recognized as being valid, including the nominotypical subspecies.Ameiva maynardi maynardi Garman, 1888
Ameiva maynardi parvinaguae Barbour & Shreve, 1936
Ameiva maynardi uniformis Noble & Klingel, 1932
Ameiva maynardi is found only in Inagua, Bahamas. A. m. maynardi is found on the north and west coasts of Great Inagua Island. A. m. parvinaguae is found on Little Inagua. A. m. uniformis is found in the eastern and southern portions of Great Inagua Island.