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Microlophus heterolepis (WIEGMANN, 1834)

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymTropidurus heterolepis WIEGMANN in MEYEN 1834: 225
Steirolepis heterolepis — FITZINGER 1843
Tropidurus (Microlophus) heterolepis — PETERS 1871
Microlophus heterolepis — COPE 1876
Tropidurus peruvianus heterolepis — DONOSO-BARROS 1966
Tropidurus heterolepis — ORTIZ-ZAPATA 1980
Microlophus heterolepis — LEHR 2002: 203 
DistributionChile, Peru

Type locality: Tacna, Peru.  
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 666, 667 
CommentDistribution: not listed by Ruiz de Gamboa 2016 for Chile. 
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
  • Ortiz-Zapata, J.C. 1980. Revision taxonomica del género Tropidurus en Chile. Reunion Iberoam. Zool. Vertebr. 1: 355-377 (1977)
  • Schlüter, U. 2000. Wüstenkielschwanzleguane aus Peru. Draco 1 (4): 44-49
  • Wiegmann, A. F. A. 1834. In: Dr. F. J. F. Meyen: Beiträge zur Zoologie gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erde. Siebente Abhandlung. Amphibien. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academia Caesarea Leopoldino-Carolina (Halle) 17: 185-268 [1835] - get paper here
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