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Gallotia auaritae Mateo, García Márquez, López Jurado & Barahona, 2001

La Palma giant lizard

 

Locality
La Palma, Canary Islands, off North Africa
Last Record
Subfossil
Rediscovered in
?
IUCN status
[url=https://www.iucnredlist.org/details/61501/0]Critically Endangered[/url]
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13103/gallotia-auaritae
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Mateo, J.A., García Márquez, M., López Jurado, L.F. and Barahona, F. 2001. Descripción del lagarto gigante de La Palma (Islas Canarias) a partir de restos subfósiles. Revista Española de Herpetología: 53-59.

[b]Species Bibliography[/b]

Afonso, O.M. and Mateo, J.A. 2003. Los lagartos gigantes canarios: conservación creativa de poblaciones mínimas. In: Jiménez, I. and Delibes, M. (eds), Al Borde de la Extinción: Integrando Ciencia, Política y Sociedad en la Recuperación de Especies Amenazadas., Evren, Valencia.

Arnold, E.N., Arribas, O. and Carranza, S. 2007. Systematics of the Palaearctic and Oriental lizards tribe Lacertini (Squamata: Lacertidae: Lacertinae), with descriptions of eight new genera. Zootaxa, 1430: 1-86.

Barahona, F., Evans, S.E., Mateo, J.A., Garcia-Márquez, M. and López-Jurado, L.F. 2000. Endemism, gigantism and extinction in island lizards: the genus Gallotia on the Canary Islands. J. Zool. (London): 373-388.

Richard P. Brown Oryx 42: 171-172

Martín, Aurelio. (2009). [url=https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Aurelio_Martin/publication/231784292_The_Loch_Ness_monster_and_La_Palma_giant_lizard_Gallotia_auaritae_are_they_really_extant/links/5693986808ae0f920dcea890/The-Loch-Ness-monster-and-La-Palma-giant-lizard-Gallotia-auaritae-are-they-really-extant.pdf]The Loch Ness monster and La Palma giant lizard [i]Gallotia auaritae[/i]: are they really extant?[/url] Oryx 43(1): 17.

Mínguez, L.E., Afonso, O.M., Pether, J. and Mateo, J.A. 2007. Evidencias de la posible supervivencia del lagarto gigante de La Palma. Boletín de la Asociación Herpetológica Española 18: 11-13.

Jose Antonio Mateo Miras, Iñigo Martínez-Solano. 2009. Gallotia auaritae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T61501A12492629. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T61501A12492629.en. Downloaded on 14 December 2015.

Pleguezuelos, J.M., Márquez, R. and Lizana, M. 2002. Atlas y Libro Rojo de los Anfibios y Reptiles de España. Dirección General de la Conservación de la naturaleza-Associación Herpetológica Española., Madrid.

Sindaco, R. and JeremĨenko, V.K. 2008. The Reptiles of the Western Palearctic. 1. Annotated Checklist and Distributional atlas of the turtles, crocodiles, amphisbaenians and lizards of Europe, North Africa, Middle East and Central Asia. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy).