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Pristidactylus valeriae (DONOSO-BARROS, 1966)

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Leiosaurinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesG: Valeria-Grosskopfleguan 
SynonymUrostrophus valeriae DONOSO-BARROS 1966: 369
Cupriguanus valeriae — DONOSO-BARROS 1975
Pristidactylus valeriae — ETHERIDGE & WILLIAMS 1985
Pristidactylus valerie — TULLI et al. 2009 (in error) 
DistributionC Chile

Type locality: Alhué, Chile  
TypesHolotype: nondesignated (fide D. Frost, AMNH Pleurodonta catalog) 
  • 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
  • Castro-Pastene, Carlos & Alonso Salazar. 2016. Registro de actividad nocturna del Gruñidor de Valeria, Pristidactylus valeriae (Donoso-Barros 1966) (Squamata, Leiosauridae), en el cerro Poqui, Coltauco, Región de O’Higgins, Chile. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología. 3: 33. PDF - 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
  • 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.
  • Etheridge,R. & WILLIAMS,E. 1985. Notes on Pristidactylus (Squamata: Iguanidae). Breviora (483): 1-18 - get paper here
  • Lamborot M; Diaz N F 1987. A new species of Pristidactylus (Sauria: Iguanidae) from central Chile and comments on the speciation in the genus. Journal of Herpetology 21 (1): 29-37 - get paper here
  • Reyes-Olivares, C. and Labra, A. 2017. Emission of sounds by native lizards of Chile: the state of the art. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología. 4: 1-9 - get paper here
  • Tulli, M.J.; F.B. Cruz, A. Herrel, B. Vanhooydonck, V. Abdala 2009. The interplay between claw morphology and microhabitat use in neotropical iguanian lizards. Zoology 112 (5): 379-392 - get paper here
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