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Liolaemus confusus NUNEZ & PINCHEIRA-DONOSO, 2006

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus confusus NUNEZ & PINCHEIRA-DONOSO 2006 
DistributionC Chile

Type locality: “cerro Los Robles, de la Comuna de Lolol,
VI Región Administrativa".  
TypesHolotype: MNHNC 4063 (Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Chile, Santiago) 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after the difficulty to identify or distinguish this species from related species, such as L. monticola. 
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Guía de Campo - Reptiles del centro sure de Chile. Corporación Chilena de la Madera, Concepción, Chile 187 pp. - get paper here
  • González-Gutiérrez, Pablo A. 2015. Área de distribución de Liolaemus confusus Núñez & Pincheira-Donoso 2006 (Squamata, Liolaemidae), una especie endémica de la Región de O’Higgins. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología 2: 20-21 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • NÚÑEZ, Herman; DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO 2006. Liolaemus confusus, a new species of lizard for the coastal range of central Chile (Sauria, Liolaeminae): phenotypic and cytogenetic evidence. Bol Mus Nac Hist Nat Bol Chile 55-56: 77
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