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Microlophus delanonis (BAUR, 1890)

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
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.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: USNM 15014-18, 15020-25, 14926-30, MCZ 22664 (also syntypes for Tropidurus hoodensis) 
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Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • 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
  • HervÍas-Parejo, Sandra; Ruben Heleno, Beatriz Rumeu, Beatriz Guzmán, Pablo Vargas, Jens M Olesen, Anna Traveset, Carlos Vera, Edgar Benavides, Manuel Nogales, 2019. Small size does not restrain frugivory and seed dispersal across the evolutionary radiation of Galápagos lava lizards. Current Zoology, Volume 65, Issue 4, August , Pages 353–361, - 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.
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
  • 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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