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Liolaemus erroneus (NÚÑEZ & YÁÑEZ, 1983)

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesS: Dragon grande 
SynonymCtenoblepharis erroneus NÚÑEZ & YÁÑEZ 1983
Liolaemus erroneus — NÚÑEZ & VELOSO 2001
Phrynosaura erroneus — RAMIREZ LEYTON & PINCHEIRA-DONOSO 2005
Liolaemus erronea — RAMIREZ LEYTON 2009
Liolaemus erroneous — LOBO et al. 2010 (in error) 
DistributionN Chile

Type locality: “una faja a 50-70 km al este de San Pedro de Atacama (22° 55’ S; 68°12’ W)” (in error fide D. Pincheira-Donoso, pers. comm. 26 May 2017; the correct locality is 23° 19’ 18.6’’ S, 67° 48’ 30.0’’ W).  
TypesHolotype: MZUC 2063 (Mus. Zool. Univ. Nac. Concepción) 
CommentKnown from a single specimen which is in very bad condition, hence it’s validity remains unclear (D. Pincheira-Donoso, pers. comm., 23 May 2017). Not listed as valid member of Chilean Liolaemus by Demangel 2016. Considered as a synonym of Liolaemus andinus by some authors (see URL). 
  • Langstroth, R.P. 2005. Adiciones probables y confirmadas para la saurofauna boliviana. Kempffiana 1 (1): 101-128
  • Lobo, F.; Espinoza, R.E. and S. Quinteros 2010. A critical review and systematic discussion of recent classification proposals for liolaemid lizards. Zootaxa 2549: 1–30 - get paper here
  • Nunez H; Yanez J 1984. Ctenoblepharis erroneus nov. sp. de Iguanidae para la zona norte de Chile. MUSEO NACIONAL DE HISTORIA NATURAL BOLETIN (SANTIAGO) No. 40 [1983-1984]: 91-95
  • 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
  • Ramírez Leyton, G. & Pincheira Donoso, D. 2005. Fauna del Altiplano y Desierto de Atacama. Phrynosaura Ediciones, 395 pp.
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