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Conolophus pallidus HELLER, 1903

IUCN Red List - Conolophus pallidus - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaIguanidae, Iguania, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSanta Fe Land Iguana 
SynonymConolophus pallidus HELLER 1903
Conolophus pallidus — VAN DENBURGH & SLEVIN 1913: 190
Conolophus pallidus— SWASH & STILL 2000 
DistributionGalapagos (Barrington = Santa Fe; Ecuador)

Type locality: Barrington Island, Galápagos Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: CAS-SUR 4749, (Stanford Univ. Mus.) 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “pallidus” = pale or yellow(ish). 
References
  • Alberts, A.C.; Carter, R.L.; Hayes, W.K. & Martins, E.P. (eds.) 2004. Iguanas - Biology and Conservation. University of California Press, 356 pp.
  • Avery, D. F.;Tanner, W. W. 1971. Evolution of the iguanine lizards (Sauria, Iguanidae) as determined by osteological and myological characters. Brigham Young University Science Bulletin 12 (3): 1-79
  • Bonetti, Mathilde 2002. 100 Sauri. Mondadori (Milano), 192 pp.
  • Gentile, Gabriele; Anna Fabiani, Cruz Marquez, Howard L. Snell, Heidi M. Snell, Washington Tapia, an 2009. An overlooked pink species of land iguana in the Galápagos. PNAS 106: 507-511 - get paper here
  • Heller, Edmund 1901. Papers from the Hopkins Stanford Galapagos Expedition, 1898-1899. WIV. Reptiles. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 14: 39-98 - get paper here
  • Higgins, P.J. & Rand, C. 1975. Galapagos reptiles: serum protein immunoelectrophoresis. [Dromicus slevini?]. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 50B: 637-638
  • ROSA,SABRINA F. P.; DANIEL MONTEYNE and MICHEL C. MILINKOVITCH 2009. Development of 10 highly-polymorphic microsatellite markers in the vulnerable Galápagos land iguanas (genus Conolophus). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 376–379
  • Swash,A. & Still,R. 2000. Birds, Mammals and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands. Pica Press, 168 pp.
  • Van Denburgh, J., and J. R. Slevin 1913. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906. IX. The Galapagoan lizards of the genus Tropidurus with notes on iguanas of the genera Conolophus and Amblyrhynchus. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (ser. 4) 2: 132-202. - get paper here
 
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