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Pristidactylus alvaroi (DONOSO-BARROS, 1975)

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Leiosaurinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesG: Alvaros Grosskopfleguan 
SynonymCupriguanus alvaroi DONOSO-BARROS 1975: 221
Pristidactylus alvaroi — ETHERIDGE & WILLIAMS 1985
Pristidactylus alvaroi — LEHR 2002: 203 
DistributionC Chile, Peru ?

Type locality: Chile, Santiago, Cerro El Roble.  
TypesHolotype: MZUC 827 (Mus. Univ. Concepción) 
EtymologyNamed after the son of the describer, Alvaro Donoso-Barros. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Camousseigt, B. 2010. Ein Schutzprojekt für den Valeria-Großkopfleguan, Pristidactylus valeriae – mit Unterstützung der REPTILIA. Reptilia (Münster) 15 (85): 52-58 - get paper here
  • Carrillo de Espinoza, Nelly & Icochea, Javier 1995. Lista taxonomica preliminar de los reptiles vivientes del Peru. Publicaciones del Museo de Historia Natural “Javier Prado”, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Serie A, Zoología (49): 1–27
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Guía de Campo - Reptiles del centro sure de Chile. Corporación Chilena de la Madera, Concepción, Chile 187 pp. - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros,R. 1975. Nuevos reptiles y anfibios de Chile. Bol. Soc. Biol. Concepcion 48 [1974]: 217-229
  • Lehr, E. 2002. Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. Natur und Tier-Verlag (Münster), 208 pp. - get paper here
  • Paull,D.; WILLIAMS,E.E. & HALL,W.P. 1976. Lizard karyotypes from the Galápagos Islands: chromosomes in phylogeny and evolution. Breviora (441): 1-31 - get paper here
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