Liolaemus burmeisteri AVILA, PEREZ, MEDINA, SITES & MORANDO, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Liolaemus burmeisteri?
|Higher Taxa||Liolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Liolaemus burmeisteri AVILA, FULVIO-PEREZ, MEDINA, SITES & MORANDO 2012|
Liolaemus burmeisteri — MEDINA et al. 2017
Type locality: Ruta Provincial 41,7 km S Caepe Malal, Chos Malal Department, Neuquén, Argentina (37°13’51.4”S, 70°22’24.3”W, 1037 m elevation.
|Types||Holotype: MLP S 2612 (Figs. 1, 2), an adult male, collected 19 January 2007.|
Paratypes: MLP.S 2613, LJAMM 5241–5242 (male) and MLP.S 2614-2617 (female) from same locality as holotype. Collected 20 January 2003. LJAMM 7639, 7641, 7646 (male) and 7637–7638, 7640, 7642–7645, 7647 (female) from same locality as holotype, collected 19 January 2007.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||The specific name is to honor Karl Hermann Konrad Burmeister, a German naturalist, paleontologist and zoologist. Carlos Germán Conrado Burmeister (as he was known in Argentina) was born in Stralsund, Germany in 1807 and past away in Argentina in 1892 after a prolific work with near 300 publications about animals, plants, geology, and paleontology of South America, including its Description Physique de la République Argentine d’après des observations personnelles et étrangères (with a version in German). He was director of the Museo Público de Buenos Aires (now Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia) for 30 years and was in charge of the organization of the National Academy of Sciences in Córdoba, founded by the Argentin- ean president Domingo F. Sarmiento.|
As link to this species use URL address:
without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.