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Liolaemus scrocchii QUINTEROS, ABDALA & LOBO, 2008

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus scrocchii QUINTEROS, ABDALA & LOBO 2008 
DistributionArgentina (Jujuy, Salta)

Type locality: Departamento Susques, 2 km SE of Susques
on Ruta Nacional 52.  
Reproductionviviparous. 
TypesHolotype: FML 17228 
CommentSimilar species: L. dorbignyi (has been previously confused with this species).

Distribution: Map in Quinteros & Abdala 2011. 
EtymologyWe name this new taxon scrocchii to acknowledge our colleague and friend Gustavo Scrocchi for his extensive and dedicated work on the systematics and biology of Argentine reptiles, and in particular for his invaluable kindness and companionship. 
References
  • Abdala, C.S.; S. Quinteros & R.E. Espinoza 2008. Two new species of Liolaemus (iguania: Liolaemidae) from the Puna of Northwestern Argentina. Herpetologica 64 (4): 458–471 - 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
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Quinteros, A.S.; Abdala, C.S.; Lobo, F.J. 2008. Redescription of Liolaemus dorbignyi Koslowsky, 1898 and description of a new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 1717:51–67 - get paper here
  • Quinteros, A.S.; Abdala, Cristian and Fernando Lobo 2008. Redescription of Liolaemus dorbignyi Koslowsky, 1898 and description of a new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 1717: 51-67 - 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
  • QUINTEROS, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN & CRISTIAN SIMÓN ABDALA 2011. A new species of Liolaemus of the Liolaemus montanus section (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 2789: 35–48 - get paper here
 
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