Krysko, Kenneth L., Burgess, Joseph P., Rochford, Michael R., Gillette, Christopher R., Cueva, Daniel, Enge, Kevin M., Somma, Louis A., Stabile, Jennifer L., Smith, Dustin C., Wasilewski, Joseph A., Kieckhefer Iii, Guy N., Granatosky, Michael C. & Nielsen, Stuart V., 2011, 3028, Zootaxa 3028, pp. 1-64 : 32

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The Rhinoceros Iguana , Cyclura cornuta (Bonnaterre 1789) , is indigenous to Hispaniola and its satellite islands ( Schwartz & Henderson 1991). King and Krakauer (1966) first reported the introduction (stage 2) of C. cornuta on Virginia Key and Key Biscayne, Miami-Dade County. Several lizards had escaped from an exhibit on Virginia Key and were frequently observed at the Miami Seaquarium, but no known voucher exists. On 7 April 2009, Kathleen Windsor found an adult C. cornuta (photographic voucher UF 155189; MorphoBank M88624; Fig. 33) on Wildwood Lane, 0.46 km east of Key Deer Boulevard, Big Pine Key, Monroe County (24.65162 o N, - 81.43658 o W). On 26 May 2010 at 1100 hr, CRG found a C. cornuta (UF 162586) DOR on State Road 823, 0.14 km south of State Road 818, Hollywood, Broward County (26.062 o N, - 80.31366 o W). This species likely was released or had escaped (stage 2) from enclosures (released on Big Pine Key by a hobbyist who allows it to roam freely throughout the neighborhood). This represents the first known voucher for this species in Florida.

The Cuban Rock Iguana , Cyclura nubila nubila ( Gray 1831a) , is indigenous to Cuba and its surrounding islands, and it has been successfully introduced to Isla Magueyes, Puerto Rico ( Schwartz & Henderson 1991; Kraus 2009). On 5 April 2004, three adult C. n. nubila (photographic voucher UF 164356; MorphoBank M88625; Fig. 34) were intercepted (stage 1) at the shipping terminal of the Jacksonville Port Authority, 8998 Blount Island Boulevard, Jacksonville, Duval County (30.39912 o N, - 81.52777 o W). These C. n. nubila were found in a shipping container originating from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and were subsequently housed in the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens hospital, before being taken back by USFWS. This represents the first known voucher for this species in Florida.











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