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Leiosaurus paronae (PERACCA, 1897)

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Leiosaurinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAporopristis paronae PERACCA 1897
Leiosaurus paronae — GALLARDO 1961
Leiosaurus paronae — CEI 1993
Aperopristis paronae — FROST et al. 2001 
DistributionS Brazil, N Argentina (Mendoza, San Juan)

Type locality: “Brasile”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MRSN (= MSNTO) 2586 
Diagnosis 
CommentDedicated to Prof. Parona, Director of the Museo de Historia Natural in Génova.

Distribution: Not in Paraguay (fide Paul Smith, pers. comm., 27 Apr 2014). 
Etymology 
References
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cei, J.M. 2003. SPECIFIC SUPRAOCULAR SCUTELLATION PATTERNS AS SIGNIFICANT DIAGNOSTIC CHARACTERS: A TAXONOMIC INTER AND INTRAGENERIC "FINGER-PRINT" IN LACERTILIA. Facena 19: 129-135 - get paper here
  • Gallardo, J.M. 1972. Composicion faunistica de los saurios de la Provincia de la Pampa, Republica Argentina. Neotropica 17 (52): 44-48
  • Gallardo, Jose M. 1966. Liolaemus lentus nov. Sp. (Iguanidae) de la Pampa y Algunas observaciones sobre los saurios de picha provincia Argentina y del oeste de Buenos Aires. Neotropica 12 (37): 15-29
  • Gallardo,J.M. 1961. Estudio zoogeografico del genero Leiosaurus (Reptilia, Sauria). Physis 22 (63): 113-118
  • Gómez Alés, Rodrigo; Castro, Susana Alejandra; Nieva, Rodrigo; Galdeano, Ana Paula; Blanco, Graciela Mirtha; Acosta, Juan Carlos 2017. Nuevo registro y confirmación de Leiosaurus paronae Peracca, 1897 (Squamata: Leiosauridae) en la provincia de San Juan, Argentina Cuad. herpetol. 32 (1): - get paper here
  • Laspiur, A.; Acosta, J.C. & Abdala, C.S. 2007. A new species of Leiosaurus (Iguania: Leiosauridae) from central-western Argentina. Zootaxa 1470: 47–57 - get paper here
  • Müller, Lorenz 1922. Über Aperopristis paronae Peracca und die Genera Aperopristis Peracca und Leiosaurus Dumeril & Bibron. Senckenbergiana 4 (6): 153-159 - get paper here
  • PELEGRIN, N. & LEYNAUD, G. C. & BUCHER, E. H. 2006. Reptile fauna of the Chancaní Reserve (Arid Chaco, Argentina): species list and conservation status [Short Note]. Herpetozoa 19 (1/2): 85-86 - get paper here
  • Peracca, M. G. 1897. Intorno ad un nuovo genere di Iguande del Brasile. Boll. Mus. Anat. comp. Zool. Univ. Torino 12 (299): 1-2
  • Tulli, M.J.; F.B. Cruz, A. Herrel, B. Vanhooydonck, V. Abdala 2009. The interplay between claw morphology and microhabitat use in neotropical iguanian lizards. Zoology 112 (5): 379-392 - get paper here
 
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