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Liolaemus forsteri LAURENT, 1982

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesForster's Tree Iguana 
SynonymLiolaemus forsteri LAURENT 1982
Liolaemus forsteri — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Liolaemus forsteri — ABDALA et al. 2013 
DistributionBolivia (La Paz)

Type locality: Bolivia, Chacaltaya, nr. La Paz, 1700 m elevation.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZSM 646/1979/1 (given as ZSM n 646/1979 
Diagnosis 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymology 
References
  • 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
  • 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
  • Laurent R F 1982. Description de trois especes nouvelles du genre Liolaemus (Sauria, Iguanidae). Spixiana 5 (2): 139-147 - 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
  • Troncoso-Palacios, J 2014. Revision of the geographic distribution of three species of the montanus group of Liolaemus Wiegmann, 1834 (Reptilia: Squamata: Liolaemidae). Check List 10 (1):221-229 - get paper here
  • Troncoso-Palacios, Jaime; Antonieta Labra 2017. New egg laying record for Liolaemus chiliensis (Lesson, 1830) (Iguania: Liolaemidae) Herpetology Notes 10: 529-531 - get paper here
 
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