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Liolaemus dicktracyi ESPINOZA & LOBO, 2003

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus dicktracyi ESPINOZA & LOBO 2003
Liolaemus dicktracy — PYRON & BURBRINK 2013
Liolaemus dicktracyi — AVILA et al. 2021 
DistributionArgentina (La Rioja), elevation 2600-2800 m

Type locality: Portezuelo Blanco, 26.5 km west of Famatina on road to Cueva de Perez, Sierra de Famatina, Departamento Famatina, La Rioja, Argentina (28° 54’ 30” S, 67° 41’ 30” W; 2800 m elevation).  
TypesHolotype: FML 9928 
EtymologyNamed after Richard Tracy, Professor of Biology at the Univesity of Nevada, Reno. Belongs to the Liolaemus elongatus group (fide ESPINOZA et al. 2000). See entry of Liolaemus punmahuida for differential diagnosis. 
  • Avila, L.J.; Morando, M.; Perez C.H.F. & Sites, J.W. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of lizards of the Liolaemus petrophilus group (Squamata: Liolaemidae), with descriptions of two new species from western Argentina. Herpetologica 60 (2): 187-203 - get paper here
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238 - get paper here
  • Avila, Luciano Javier; Martín Miguel Femenías, Cristian Hernán Fulvio Pérez, Mariana Morando 2021. Nuevas especies de Liolaemus para la herpetofauna de la provincia de La Rioja, Argentina. Cuadernos de Herpetología 35 (S1): 223-228
  • Avila,L.J.; Perez, C.H.F. & Morando,M. 2003. A new species of Liolaemus (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Patagonia (Neuquén, Argentina). Herpetologica 59 (4): 534–545 - get paper here
  • Espinoza, R.E. & Lobo, F. 2003. Two new species of Liolaemus lizards from northwestern Argentina: speciation within the Northern subclade of the elongatus group (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Herpetologica 59 (1): 89-105 - get paper here
  • Pyron, R. Alexander; Frank T. Burbrink 2013. Early origin of viviparity and multiple reversions to oviparity in squamate reptiles. Ecology Letters 17 (1): 13–21 (published online 2013, in print 2014), DOI: 10.1111/ele.12168 - get paper here
  • Quinteros, A.S.; Abdala, C.S.; Díaz Gómez, J.M. & Scrocchi, G.J. 2008. Two new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) of Central West Argentina. South American J. Herp. 3 (2): 101-111 - get paper here
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