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Microlophus theresioides (DONOSO-BARROS, 1966)

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Higher TaxaTropiduridae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesS: Corredor de Pica 
SynonymTropidurus theresioides DONOSO-BARROS 1966: 155
Tropidurus peruvianus maminensis DONOSO-BARROS 1966 (fide ORTIZ-ZAPATA 1980)
Tropidurus theresioides — PETERS et al. 1970: 269
Microlophus theresioides — FROST 1992: 48
Microlophus theresioides — RAMIREZ LEYTON & PINCHEIRA-DONOSO 2005 
DistributionChile (Tarapaca)

Type locality: Oasis de Pica, Tarapacá, Chile.  
TypesLectotype: IZUA (Inst. Zool. Univ. Chile) No. 12117, designated by Ortiz, 1980: 366 (no type given in original description). 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1966. Reptiles de Chile. Santiago: Univ. Chile, 458 + cxlvi pp.
  • Ortiz-Zapata, J.C. 1980. Revision taxonomica del género Tropidurus en Chile. Reunion Iberoam. Zool. Vertebr. 1: 355-377 (1977)
  • Ramírez Leyton, G. & Pincheira Donoso, D. 2005. Fauna del Altiplano y Desierto de Atacama. Phrynosaura Ediciones, 395 pp.
  • Ramírez Leyton, G.M. 2009. WILDLIFE OF THE HIGH ANDES AND ATACAMA DESERT - A Field Guide to the El Loa Province. Phrynosaura Ediciones, Calama, Chile, 250 pp.
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