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Liolaemus aparicioi OCAMPO, AGUILAR-KIRIGIN & QUINTEROS, 2012

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus aparicioi OCAMPO, AGUILAR-KIRIGIN & QUINTEROS 2012 
DistributionBolivia (La Paz Department), elevation 3000–3900 m

Type locality: Jupapina, La Paz Department, Bolivia, 16°35’37.2’’S, 68°04’36.1’’W, datum WGS84, elevation 3250 m.  
TypesHolotype: CBF 3185 (field tag: MOB- 175), adult male, collected on 14 September 2008 by Mauricio Ocampo and Alvaro Aguilar Kirigin. Paratypes.—Six males (CBF 3182, field number KIRI-223; CBF 3183, field number MOB-174; CBF 3184, field number KIRI- 224; CBF 3187, field number MOB-176; CBF 2917, field number MOB-36; CBF 3017, field number MOB-85) and four females (CBF 3186, field number KIRI-225; CBF 3181, field number MOB-169; CBF 2999, field number MOB-76; CBF 2998, field number KIRI-128) from the same locality as the holotype. Two females (CBF 3180, field number KIRI-222; CBF 3177, field number MOB-167) from Ananta, La Paz Department, Bolivia, 1683701.600S, 6884028.600W, elevation 3250 m. 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific epithet aparicioi is in honor of James Aparicio Effen, Curator of the herpetological collection of the Coleccio ́n Boliviana de Fauna, in recognition of his contribution toward our understanding in the herpetology in Bolivia. The species name is thus a patronym in the genitive singular. 
  • Ocampo, Mauricio; Álvaro Aguilar-Kirigin, and Sebastián Quinteros 2012. A New Species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) of the Alticolor Group from La Paz, Bolivia. Herpetologica 68 (3): 410-417. - get paper here
  • QUINTEROS, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN 2013. A morphology-based phylogeny of the Liolaemus alticolor–bibronii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 3670: 1-32 - get paper here
  • Quinteros, Andrés Sebastián; Pablo Valladares, Romina Semham, José Luis Acosta, Sebastián Barrionuevo, and Cristian Simón Abdala 2014. A New Species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) of the alticolor-bibronii Group from Northern Chile. South American J. Herp. 9 (1): 20-29. - get paper here
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