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Liolaemus ramirezae LOBO & ESPINOZA, 1999

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus ramirezae LOBO & ESPINOZA 1999
Liolaemus ramirezae — QUINTEROS 2012 
DistributionNW Argentina (Tucumán, Catamarca, Salta)

Type locality: “km 95 on Ruta Provincial 307, Departamento Tafi del Valle, Provincia de Tucumán, Argentina (26 ̊40’82”S, 65 ̊48’74”W; 2820 m)".  
TypesHolotype: FML 6071 (Fundación Miguel Lillo) 
EtymologyNamed after Professor Dr. Martha Patricia Ramirez-Pinilla, a biologist at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota. 
  • 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
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Halloy, M.; Cecilia Robles, Fabiana Cuezzo 2006. Diet in two syntopic neotropical lizard species of Liolaemus (Liolaemidae): interspecific and intersexual differences. Revista Española de Herpetología 20: 47-56 - get paper here
  • Lobo, F. and R. E. Espinoza 1999. Two new cryptic species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Tropiduridae) from northwestern Argentina: resolution of the purported reproductive bimodality of Liolaemus alticolor. Copeia 1999 (1): 122-140 - get paper here
  • Lobo, Fernando, Espinoza, Robert E. 2004. Two New Liolaemus from the Puna Region of Argentina and Chile: Further Resolution of Purported Reproductive Bimodality in Liolaemus alticolor (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Copeia 2004 (4): 850–867 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Semhan, R. V. and Halloy, M. 2016. Diet and reproductive states in a high altitude Neotropical lizard species, Liolaemus ramirezae (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Journal of Herpetology 50 (4): 589-593 - get paper here
  • Vicente, N. S. and M. Halloy 2016. Liolaemus ramirezae headbob display behavior. Herpetological Review 47(3): 465-466. - get paper here
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