Paratype of Iguana melanoderma sp. nov. A Left side view of the head B right side view of the head. MCZ R 126377 from Montserrat, Old Road Bluff. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University. President and Fellows of Harvard College. 1. Black patch between the tympanum and the subtympanic plate. 2. High number of aligned nape tubercles. 3. No horns on the stout. 5. Black spot on the upper forelimb. 6. Prominent nostrils. 7. Anterior part of the snout, not black. 8. Subtympanic plate with a dark posterior patch. 9. Black anterior edge of lower sublabial scales. 10. Fewer than 10 triangular gular spikes extended in the upper part of the lower part of the dewlap. 11. Dewlap entirely black. 12. Lower sublabial scales arranged in pairs of nearly the same size.

  Part of: Breuil M, Schikorski D, Vuillaume B, Krauss U, Morton MN, Corry E, Bech N, Jelić M, Grandjean F (2020) Painted black: Iguana melanoderma (Reptilia, Squamata, Iguanidae) a new melanistic endemic species from Saba and Montserrat islands (Lesser Antilles). ZooKeys 926: 95-131.