Nolasco Spiny-tailed Iguana

Central America


Ctenosaura nolascensis


  • The primary threats to the Nolasco Spiny-tailed Iguana are severe weather and climate change, causing habitat shifts, drought, extreme temperature, and hurricanes.
  • High temperatures are particularly harmful to eggs and hatchlings.

Ctenosaura nolascensis or the Nolasco spiny-tailed iguana is a species of iguana native to Mexico. It is endemic to one island, the Isla San Pedro Nolasco.