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Higher TaxaHoplocercidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Gro’s manticores, Dunn's Spinytail Iguana
S: mantícoras de Gro 
SynonymMorunasaurus groi DUNN 1933
Morunasaurus groi — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 204
Morunasaurus groi — CORREDOR & RENJIFO 1985
Morunasaurus groi — KÖHLER 2000: 82
Morunasaurus groi — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2011 
DistributionPanama, NW Colombia (Antioquia), 700-805 m elevation.

Type locality: Valle de San Antón, Panama [8°36'N, 80°7'W]  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 
CommentType Species: Morunasaurus groi DUNN 1933 is the type species of the genus Morunasaurus DUNN 1933. 
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  • Dunn,E.R. 1933. Amphibians and reptiles from El Valle de Antón, Panamá. Occ. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 8: 65-79. - get paper here
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  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar & Kevin de Queiroz 2009. Phylogeny of hoplocercine lizards (Squamata: Iguania) with estimates of relative divergence times. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50 (1): 31-43 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; RICHARD ETHERIDGE & KEVIN DE QUEIROZ 2011. A systematic revision of Neotropical lizards in the clade Hoplocercinae (Squamata: Iguania). Zootaxa 2752: 1–44 - get paper here
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