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Microlophus delanonis (BAUR, 1890)

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Hood Lava Lizard
G: Lavaechse 
SynonymTropidurus delanonis BAUR 1890: 478
Tropidurus hoodensis BAUR 1892 (replacement name for T. delanonis)
Microlophus delanonis — FROST 1992: 48
Microlophus delanonis— SWASH & STILL 2000 
DistributionGalapagos: Espanola (Ecuador)

Type locality: Hood Island (= Isla Española), Galapagos.  
TypesSyntypes: USNM 15014-18, 15020-25, 14926-30, MCZ 22664 (also syntypes for Tropidurus hoodensis) 
  • Baur, G. 1890. Das Variieren der Eidechsen-Gattung Tropidurus auf den Galapagos Inseln und Bemerkungen über den Ursprung der Inselgruppe. Biol. Centralblatt. 10: 475-483. - get paper here
  • Baur, G. 1892. Das Variieren der Eidechsen-Gattung Tropidurus auf den Galapagos-Inseln und Bemerkungen über den Ursprung der Inselgruppe. Biologisches Zentralblatt, Leipzig, 10: 475-483 - get paper here
  • Frost, Darrel R. 1992. Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomy of the Tropidurus group of lizards (Iguania: Tropidurudae). American Museum Novitates (3033): 1-68 - get paper here
  • Jackson, M. H. 1985. Galapagos: a natural history guide. University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Canada. 283 pp.
  • Lopez,T.J.; Hauselman,E.D.; Maxson,L.R. & Wright,J.W. 1992. Preliminary analysis of phylogenetic relationships among Galapagos Island lizards of the genus Tropidurus. Amphibia-Reptilia 13: 327-339 - get paper here
  • Swash, A. & Still, R. 2000. Birds, Mammals and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands. Pica Press, 168 pp.
  • Urbansky, D. 2014. Galapagos - die äußeren Inseln. Iguana 27 (2): 22-28
  • 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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