Galapagos Species Checklist

Microlophus jacobi ined.

Lagartija de lava de Santiago, Santiago Lava Lizard

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Animalia

Phylum
Chordata

Class
Reptilia

Order
Squamata

Family
Tropiduridae

Genus
Microlophus

Species
jacobi

Taxon category: New to Science

Unpublished name for a genetically different subpopulation of Microlophus albemarlensis Baur, 1890.

Status

IUCN Red List Category: Not evaluated

Distribution

Distribution map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

Distribution: Santiago Island

References

  • Benavides, E. Baum, R., Snell, H.M., Snell, H.L. & Sites, J.W. Jr. (2009) Island biogeography of Galapagos Lava Lizards (Tropiduridae: Microlophus): Species diversity and colonization of the Archipelago. Evolution 63-6: 1606–1626.
  • Benavides, E. Baum, R., MCClellan, D. & Sites, J.W .Jr. (2007) Molecular phylogenetics of the Lizard genus Microlophus (Squamata: Tropidurinae): Aligning and retrieving indel signal from nuclear introns. Syst. Biol. 56(5):776–797. ISSN: 1063-5157 print / 1076-836X online DOI: 10.1080/10635150701618527

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