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Liolaemus punmahuida AVILA, PEREZ & MORANDO, 2003

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus punmahuida AVILA, PEREZ & MORANDO 2003 
DistributionArgentina (Neuquén), elevations > 2900 m.

Type locality: adult male from Tromen Volcano, Chos Malal
Department, Neuquén, Argentina (37° 06’ S, 70° 08’ W, 3000 m elevation).  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: FML 11958 
CommentBelongs to the Liolaemus elongatus-kriegi group (fide ESPINOZA et al. 2000 and AVILA et al. 2003). 
EtymologyNamed after one of the aboriginal names used for the type locality, Pun Mahuida, in Mapuche language: cloudy or black mountain. 
References
  • Avila, L.J. & Perez, D.R. 2006. Reptilia, Iguania, Liolaemini, Liolaemus punmahuida: new geographic record. Check List 2 (1): 55-56 - 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
  • Avila,L.J.; Perez, C.H.F. & Morando,M. 2003. A new species of Liolaemus (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Patagonia (Neuquén, Argentina). Herpetologica 59 (4): 534–545 - get paper here
  • Troncoso-Palacios J, Díaz HA, Esquerré D, Urra FA 2015. Two new species of the Liolaemus elongatus-kriegi complex (Iguania, Liolaemidae) from Andean highlands of southern Chile. ZooKeys 500: 83-109. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.500.8725 - get paper here
 
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