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Microlophus peruvianus

Microlophus peruvianus
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Tropiduridae
Genus: Microlophus
M. peruvianus
Binomial name
Microlophus peruvianus
(Lesson, 1830)
  • M. p. salinicola (Mertens, 1956)
  • M. p. peruvianus (Lesson, 1830)
  • Stellio peruvianus
  • Lophyrus araucanus
  • Tropidurus microlophus
  • Microlophus Lessoni
  • Steirolepis microlophus
  • Steirolepis peruviana
  • Steirolepis xanthostigma
  • Microlophus inguinalis

Microlophus peruvianus, the Peru Pacific iguana, is a species of lava lizard endemic to the Ecuador, Peru, and Chile. The species is commonly attributed to the genus Microlophus but has been attributed to the genus Tropidurus.[2]



  1. ^ Venegas, P.; Yánez-Muñoz, M.; Sánchez, J. (2017). "Microlophus peruvianus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T178311A68973390. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. ^ Microlophus peruvianus, Reptile Database
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Microlophus peruvianus
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