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Liolaemus huacahuasicus LAURENT, 1985

IUCN Red List - Liolaemus huacahuasicus - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus huacahuasicus LAURENT 1985
Liolaemus huacahuasicus — QUINTEROS et al. 2008 
DistributionArgentina (Tucumán, Catamarca)

Type locality: Lagunas de Huaca-Huasi, Cumbres Calchaquies, 4250 m, province de Tucumán, Argentine  
TypesHolotype: FML 00535/2, Paratypes: ZSM 258/1982/1-2 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Halloy, M. & S. Halloy 1997. An indirect form of parental care in a high altitude viviparous lizard, Liolaemus huacahuasicus (Tropiduridae) Bull. Maryland Herpetol. Soc., 33(3): 139-154. - get paper here
  • Laurent R F 1984. Tres especies nuevas del genero Liolaemus (Reptilia, Iguanidae). Acta Zoologica Lilloana 37 (2): 273-294
  • Laurent R F 1985. Description de Liolaemus huacahuasicus spec. nov. (Iguanidae, Reptilia) des Cumbres Calchaquies, Province de Tucuman, Argentine. Spixiana 8 (3): 241-249 - get paper here
  • Pérez, Cristian Hernan F.; Avila, Luciano Javier 2010. Predation of Liolaemus huacahuasicus (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemini) by Brachistosternus intermedius (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) in Cumbres Calchaquies, Tucumán province, northwestern Argentina. Cuadernos de Herpetología 24 (2) - get paper here
  • Quinteros, A.S.; Abdala, Cristian and Fernando Lobo 2008. Redescription of Liolaemus dorbignyi Koslowsky, 1898 and description of a new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 1717: 51-67 - get paper here
  • Ramirez Pinilla, M.P. 1991. Reproductive and Fat Body Cycles of the Viviparous Lizard Liolaemus huacahuasicus Journal of Herpetology 25 (2): 205-208. - 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
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