Galapagos Islands Herp List
April - May 2012
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Lizards
IguanidaeIguanas
Amblyrhynchus cristatus hassi
Santa Cruz Marine Iguana
Amblyrhynchus cristatus mertensi
San Cristóbal Marine Iguana
new subspecies
Amblyrhynchus cristatus nanus
Genovesa Marine Iguana
new subspecies
Conolophus pallidus
Santa Fe Land Iguana
Conolophus subcristatus
Galápagos Land Iguana
TropiduridaeTropidurid Lizards
Microlophus albemarlensis
Galápagos Lava Lizard
new species
Microlophus bivattatus
San Cristobal Lava Lizard
new species
Microlophus grayii
Floreana Lava Lizard
new species
Turtles and Tortoises
CheloniidaeSea Turtles
Chelonia mydas
Green Sea Turtle
TestudinidaeTortoises
Chelonoidis nigra porteri
Santa Cruz Giant Tortoise
new species
Summary
Lizards:
Turtles and Tortoises:
total:
new species:
new subspecies:
8
2
10
4
2