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Liolaemus riojanus CEI, 1979

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus multimaculatus riojanus CEI 1979
Liolaemus (Ortholaemus) multimaculatus riojanus — LAURENT 1984: 370
Liolaemus riojanus — ETHERIDGE 1993: 139
Liolaemus riojanus — ETHERIDGE 2000: 304 
DistributionW Argentina (La Rioja, San Juan)

Type locality: Argentina, La Rioja, Baldecitos  
TypesHolotype: MZUF 21796 
CommentBelongs to the wiegmanni group of Liolaemus. 
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  • Acosta, J. C. and F. Murúa 2000. Geographic distribution. Liolaemus riojanus. Herpetological Review 31(1): 53 - get paper here
  • Avila, L.J.; Morando, M.; Perez, D.R. & Sites, J.W. 2009. A new species of Liolaemus from Añelo sand dunes, northern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina, and molecular phylogenetic relationships of the Liolaemus wiegmannii species group (Squamata, Iguania, Liolaemini). Zootaxa 2234: 39–55 - 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
  • Cei ,J.M. 1979. A reassessment of the genus Ctenoblepharis (Reptilia, Sauria, Iguanidae) with description of a new subspecies of Liolaemus multimaculatus from western Argentina. Journal of Herpetology 13 (3): 297-302 - get paper here
  • Etheridge, R. 1993. Lizards of the Liolaemus darwinii complex (Squamata: Iguania: Tropiduridae) in Northern Argentina. MUSEO REGIONALE DI SCIENZE NATURALI BOLLETTINO (TURIN). 11 (1): 137-199
  • Etheridge, R. 2000. A review of lizards of the Liolaemus wiegmannii group (Squamata, Iguania, Tropiduridae), and a history of morphological change in the sand-dwelling species. Herpetological Monographs 14: 293-352 - get paper here
  • Halloy, Monique; Robles, Cecilia; Salica, María José; Semhan, Romina; Juárez Heredia, Viviana; Vicente, Natalin 2013. Aportes en el estudio del comportamiento y ecología de lagartijas de los géneros Liolaemus y Phymaturus (Iguania: Liolaemini). Cuadernos de Herpetología 27 (1): - get paper here
  • Laspiur, Alejandro; Yanina Ripoll, Juan C. Acosta 2006. Dimorfismo sexual de Liolaemus riojanus (Iguania: Liolaemide) en una población de un desierto arenoso del Monte de San Juan, Argentina. Revista Española de Herpetología 20: 87-94 - get paper here
  • Laurent,R.F. 1984. On some iguanid genera related to or previously confused with Liolaemus WIEGMANN. Journal of Herpetology 18 (4): 357-373 - get paper here
  • Tulli, M.J.; F.B. Cruz, A. Herrel, B. Vanhooydonck, V. Abdala 2009. The interplay between claw morphology and microhabitat use in neotropical iguanian lizards. Zoology 112 (5): 379-392 - get paper here
  • Verrastro, L.; Veronese, L.; Bujes, C. Martins Fias Filho, M. 2003. New species of Liolaemus from Southern Brazil (Iguania: Tropiduridae). Herpetologica 59 (1): 105-118 - get paper here
  • VERRASTRO, LAURA; RAÚL MANEYRO, CAROLINE M. DA SILVA, IRAIA FARIAS 2017. A new species of lizard of the L. wiegmannii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from the Uruguayan Savanna. Zootaxa 4294 (4): 443–461 - get paper here
  • Villamil, J., Avila, L.J., Morando, M., Sites, J.W. Jr., Leaché, A.D., Maneyro, R., Camargo, A. 2019. Coalescent-based species delimitation in the sand lizards of the Liolaemus wiegmannii complex (Squamata: Liolaemidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2019), doi: - get paper here
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