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Microlophus albemarlensis
Microlophus albemarlensis
Fernandina Lava Lizard
Photographer: Marlo F. Krisberg

ID: 0000 0000 0911 2776 (2011-09-30)

Copyright © 2011 Marlo F. Krisberg

  • date of photo  Aug 23, 2008
  • location   Beach at Cerro Brujo on San Cristóbal, Galapagos
  • family Iguanidae
  • order Squamata
  • class Sauropsida
  • habitat  Lives on the rocky Galapagos shore, but can also be spotted in marshes and mangrove beaches
  • notes   4 of 4 slides
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Fernandina Lava Lizard
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Jan 25, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Amblyrhynchus cristatus" to "Microlophus bivittatus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This is a lava lizard, not a marine iguana"

    2. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Jan 29, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Microlophus bivittatus" to "Microlophus albemarlensis "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Correcting specific name"

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2011 Marlo F. Krisberg. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Marlo F. Krisberg


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