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Liolaemus pyriphlogos QUINTEROS, 2012

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus pyriphlogos QUINTEROS 2012
Liolaemus alticolor alticolor — RAMIREZ PINILLA & LAURENT 1996:13 (part.) 
DistributionArgentina (Jujuy)

Type locality: Vicinity of Laguna Leandro, Humahuaca Department, 4278 m, 23°01’50’’S, 65°14’46.8’’W, Jujuy Province, Argentina. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
TypesHolotype: FML 18199, male 
EtymologyEtymology.—The epithet pyriphlogos comes from Greek and means flaming. Males of L. pyriphlogos exhibit a red bright color in the lateral field, so the name means flaming Liolaemus. 
  • Abdala, Cristian Simón; Andrés Sebastián Quinteros, and Romina Valeria Semham 2015. A New Species of Liolaemus of the Liolaemus alticolor-bibronii Group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Mendoza, Argentina South American J. Herp. 10 (2): 104-115, doi: 10.2994/SAJH-D-14-00033.1 - get paper here
  • Abdala, Cristian Simón; Quinteros, Andres Sebastian 2014. Los últimos 30 años de estudios de la familia de lagartijas más diversa de Argentina. Actualización taxonómica y sistemática de Liolaemidae Cuad. herpetol. 28 (2): 55-82 - 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
  • Quinteros, Andrés Sebastián 2012. Taxonomy of the Liolaemus alticolor–bibronii Group (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with Descriptions of Two New Species. Herpetologica 68 (1): 100-120 - get paper here
  • QUINTEROS, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN 2013. A morphology-based phylogeny of the Liolaemus alticolor–bibronii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 3670: 1-32 - get paper here
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