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Microlophus jacobii (BAUR, 1892)

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Santiago Lava Lizard 
SynonymTropidurus jacobii BAUR 1892: 269
Microlophus jacobi — BENAVIDES et al. 2009
Microlophus jacobi — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2019 
DistributionGalapagos: Santiago Island (Ecuador)

Type locality: Santiago Island, Galapagos.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: FMNH 16964-69, Galapagos Islands, Jervis Island;
FMNH 16970-77, Galapagos Islands, James Island, north side of Orchilla Bay 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • Baur, G. 1892. Das Variiren der Eidechsen-Gattung Tropidurus auf den Galapagos-Inseln. Festschrift zum Siebenzigsten Geburtstage Rudolf Leuckarts, pp. 259-277 - 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
  • Benavides, Edgar; Rebecca Baum, Heidi M. Snell, Howard L. Snell, and Jack W. Sites, Jr. 2009. Island Biogeography of Galápagos Lava Lizards (Tropiduridae: Microlophus): Species Diversity and Colonization of the Archipelago. Evolution 63 (6): 1606-1626, doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00617.x - 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
  • 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
 
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