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Liolaemus lonquimayensis ESCOBAR-HUERTA, SANTIBÁÑEZ-TORO & ORTIZ, 2015

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus lonquimayensis ESCOBAR-HUERTA, SANTIBÁÑEZ-TORO & ORTIZ 2015 
DistributionC Chile (Volcán Lonquimay)

Type locality: northern slopes of Volcán Lonquimay (38°23’16’’S, 71°37’42’’W; elevation 1777 m. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TypesHolotype: MZUC-40365, adult male collected on 6 February 2013 by G. Escobar, J. Santibáñez, X. Fuentealba and F. Escobar. Allotype: MZUC-40366, adult female. Same collection data as the holotype. Paratypes: MZUC- 40367, adult female; MZUC-40368 juvenile female. Same collection data as the holotype (Fig. 3). 
CommentSympatry: L. cristiani.

Distribution: not listed by Ruiz de Gamboa 2016 for Chile

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific name lonquimayensis refers to the Lonquimay volcano, the type locality of this Andean species. 
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Guía de Campo - Reptiles del centro sure de Chile. Corporación Chilena de la Madera, Concepción, Chile 187 pp. - get paper here
  • ESCOBAR-HUERTA, <br />GUSTAVO; JESSICA SANTIBÁÑEZ TORO & JUAN CARLOS ORTIZ 2015. Liolaemus lonquimayensis (Squamata: Liolaemidae), a new lizard species for Chile without precloacal pores. Gayana 79 (1): 9240-11501 - 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, Diaz HA, Puas GI, Riveros-Riffo E, Elorza AA 2016. Two new Liolaemus lizards from the Andean highlands of Southern Chile (Squamata, Iguania, Liolaemidae). ZooKeys 632: 121-146 - get paper here
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