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Liolaemus moradoensis HELLMICH, 1950

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus bellii moradoensis HELLMICH 1950
Liolaemus altissimus maradoensis — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 180
Liolaemus moradoensis — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚNEZ 2005: 186
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) moradoensis — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO et al. 2008
Liolaemus moradoensis — LOBO et al. 2010 

Type locality: El Morado Lagoon, elevation 2400 m, Lo Valdés, Los Andes range of Santiago, Metropolitan Region, Chile.  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 216/1947, male, collected by W. Schröder, 11.03. 1933. Paratypes: ZSM 217/1947/1-5 (originally ZSM 217/1947a-e), 4 males, 1 female, same data as holotype, but collected by Schröder & Grandjot; ZSM 71/1931/1-2 (originally ZSM 71/1931a-b), 2 females, “Trogtal des Cerro Morado, 2400 m”, collected by W. Hellmich, 02.11.1930. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Avila, L. J.; Martinez, L. E.; Morando, M. 2010. Lista de las lagartijas y anfisbaenas de Argentina: una actualización [en línea]. Ver.1.0. 1 Diciembre 2010 [Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: An update]. Centro Nacional Patagónico CENPAT-CONICET. Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina. - get paper here
  • Cei, J.M. & Videla, F. 2003. A new species of Liolaemus lacking precloacal pores in males from the Andean south-eastern mountains of Mendoza Province, Argentina (Liolaemidae, Iguania, Lacertilia, Reptilia). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 20: 275-290
  • 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
  • Hellmich,W. 1950. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Herpetofauna Chiles XIII. Die Eidechsen der Ausbeute Schröder (Gattung Liolaemus, Iguan.). Veröff. Zool. Staatssammlung München 1: 129-194 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Müller, Lorenz & Hellmich, Walter 1932. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Herpetofauna Chiles. III. Liolaemus altissimus altissimus, Liolaemus altissimus araucaniensis. Zool. Anz. 98 (7/8): 197-208
  • Müller, Lorenz & Hellmich, Walter 1939. Liolaemus-Arten aus dem westlichen Argentinien. II. Über eine neue Liolaemus altissimus - Rasse vom Volcán Copahue. Zool. Anz. 125 (5/6): 113-119
  • Ortiz, J. C.; Nunez, H. 1986. Catalogo critico de los tipos de reptiles conservados en el museo nacional de historia natural Santiago, Chile. Publicacion Ocasional de Museo Nacional de Historia Natural 43: 1-23
  • PINCHEIRA-DONOSO, DANIEL & J. ALEJANDRO SCOLARO 2007. Iguanian species-richness in the Andes of boreal Patagonia: Evidence for an additional new Liolaemus lizard from Argentina lacking precloacal glands (Iguania, Liolaeminae). Zootaxa 1452: 55-68 - get paper here
  • 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
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