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Liolaemus dorbignyi KOSLOWSKY, 1898

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesDorbigny's Tree Iguana 
SynonymLiolaemus d’Orbignyi KOSLOWSKY 1898: 174
Liolaemus dorbignyi — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970
Liolaemus dorbignyi — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Liolaemus (Eulaemus) dorbignyi — SCHULTE et al. 2000
Liolaemus dorbignyi — ABDALA et al. 2013 
DistributionNW Argentina (Catamarca), Bolivia

Type locality: Provincia de Catamarca, Argentina; restricted to restricted to the Sierra de Fiambalá by Quinteros et al. 2008  
TypesLectotype: MLP (Mus. La Plata) S.057 (fide Quinteros, Abdala, and Lobo, Zootaxa, 1717: 52) 
CommentLiolaemus puritamensis NUNEZ & FOX 1989 has been considered as a synonym of L. dorbignyi (e.g. NUNEZ 1992) but later revalidated.

Distribution: Map in Quinteros & Abdala 2011. Not in Chile or Bolivia (Potosí). Records for Chile are L. puritamensis and possibly L. scrocchi. Record for Bolivia are likely to be L. puritamensis or perhaps an undescribed species [pampa_isla, pers. comm., 28 March 2012, citing Quinteros et al. 2008]. 
  • Abdala, C.S. 2007. Phylogeny of the boulengeri group (Iguania: Liolaemidae, Liolaemus) based on morphological and molecular characters. Zootaxa 1538: 1-84 - get paper here
  • Abdala, C.S.; S. Quinteros & R.E. Espinoza 2008. Two new species of Liolaemus (iguania: Liolaemidae) from the Puna of Northwestern Argentina. Herpetologica 64 (4): 458–471 - get paper here
  • Abdala, Cristian Simón; Marcos Maximiliano Paz & Romina Valeria Semhan 2013. Nuevo Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) con novedoso carácter morfológico, de la frontera entre Argentina y Chile. Rev. Biol. Trop. 61 (4): 1563-1584 - 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
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Dirksen, L. & De la Riva, I. 1999. The lizards and amphisbaenians of Bolivia (Reptilia, Squamata): checklist, localities, and bibliography. Graellsia 55: 199-215
  • Koslowsky,J. 1898. Enumeración sistemática y distribución geográfica de los reptiles argentinos. Rev. Mus. La Plata 8: 161-200 - get paper here
  • Laurent, R. F. 1995. Sobre una pequeña colleción de lagartos del género Liolaemus (Tropiduridae) proviniente del extremo suroeste de Bolivia. Cuad. Herpetol. 9 (1): 1-6. - get paper here
  • Nunez H; Fox S F 1989. Liolaemus puritamensis, a new species of iguanid lizard previously confused with Liolaemus multiformis (Squamata: Iguanidae). Copeia 1989 (2): 456-460 - get paper here
  • Núñez, H. and A. Veloso 2001. Distribución geográfica de las especies de lagartos de la región de Antofagasta, Chile. Bol. Mus. Nac.Hist. Nat. 50: 109-120
  • Quinteros, A.S.; Abdala, C.S. 2007. Liolaemus puritamensis Núñez y Fox, 1989 (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Cuadernos de Herpetología 21:117 - get paper here
  • Quinteros, A.S.; Abdala, C.S.; Lobo, F.J. 2008. Redescription of Liolaemus dorbignyi Koslowsky, 1898 and description of a new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 1717:51–67 - get paper here
  • QUINTEROS, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN & CRISTIAN SIMÓN ABDALA 2011. A new species of Liolaemus of the Liolaemus montanus section (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 2789: 35–48 - get paper here
  • Ramírez Leyton, G. & Pincheira Donoso, D. 2005. Fauna del Altiplano y Desierto de Atacama. Phrynosaura Ediciones, 395 pp.
  • SCHULTE II, JAMES A.; J. ROBERT MACEY, ROBERT E. ESPINOZA AND ALLAN LARSON 2000. Phylogenetic relationships in the iguanid lizard genus Liolaemus: multiple origins of viviparous reproduction and evidence for recurring Andean vicariance and dispersal. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 69: 75–102 - get paper here
  • 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
  • VALLADARES, J. PABLO; RICHARD ETHERIDGE, JAMES SCHULTE II, GERMAN MANRIQUEZ <br />& ANGEL SPOTORNO 2002. Nueva especie de lagartija del norte de Chile, Liolaemus molinai (Reptilia: Liolaeminae). Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 75: 473-489
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