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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Peters' Lava Lizard
S: Guaripete, tuqueque 
SynonymAgama hispida SPIX 1825
Agama nigrocollaris SPIX 1825 (fide PETERS 1877)
Agama cyclurus SPIX 1825 (fide PETERS 1877)
Uraniscodon (Uraniscodon) hispida — KAUP 1827
Ecphymotes torquatus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 344 (part)
Taraguira smithii GRAY 1845 (fide BOULENGER 1885)
Proctotretus toelsneri BERTHOLD 1859
Trachycyclus superciliaris GÜNTHER 1861: 416
Tropidurus macrolepis REINHARDT & LÜTKEN 1861 (fide RODRIGUES 1987)
Tropidurus (Tropidurus) macrolepis — PETERS 1871
Tropidurus hispidus — BOULENGER 1885: 177
Tropidurus torquatus hispidus — BURT & BURT 1931: 296
Tropidurus torquatus hispidus — HUMMELINCK 1940: 81
Tropidurus hispidus — GALLARDO 1969: 74
Tropidurus torquatus hispidus — HOOGMOED & LESCURE 1975
Tropidurus torquatus — AVILA-PIRES & MAGNUSSON 1987: 40
Tropidurus torquatus — DONNELLY & MYERS 1991: 33
Tropidurus hispidus — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999 
DistributionVenezuela (incl. Cojedes), Isla Margarita, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil (Bahia, Pará [HR 33: 66], Amazonas, Ceará, Sergipe, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Paraíba)

Type locality: Bahia; restricted to “Salvador, Bahia, Brasil” (VANZOLINI 1981). Lat -12.9833, Long -38.5167  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: RMNH 2912;
paralectotype: ZSM H 524/ 0, designated by Hoogmned & Gruber (1983:387)
Syntypes: NMW [Tropidurus macrolepis]
Holotype: ZFMK [toelsneri] 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: RODRIGUES 1987: 175.
 
CommentSynonymy: T. hispidus was synonymized with T. torquatus by Burt & Burt 1930.

Distribution: Erroneously reported from Bolivia (fide DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999) and Uruguay. Not in Paraguay (fide Paul Smith, pers. comm., 27 Apr 2014).

Habitat: rocks, sand 
Etymology 
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