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San Cristóbal Lava Lizard

Microlophus bivittatus

Description:

The San Cristóbal Lava Lizard (Microlophus bivittatus) is a species of lava lizard endemic to San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos Islands. The species is commonly attributed to the genus Microlophus but has been attributed to the genus Tropidurus

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2 Comments

CindyCor
CindyCor 8 years ago

Thank-you Jellis. That seems to be the best match for this lizard.

Jellis
Jellis 8 years ago

Looks like a species of Lava Lizard, Tropidurus family. But there are many subspecies on the island.
Possibly Microlophus bivattatus

CindyCor
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CindyCor

Parroquia Santa Rosa, Provincia de Galápagos, Ecuador

Spotted on Jun 21, 2008
Submitted on Nov 7, 2012

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