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Liolaemus silvai ORTIZ, 1989

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus silvai ORTIZ 1989
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) silvai — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 408
Liolaemus silvai — TRONCOSO-PALACIOS et al. 2015 

Type locality: “Carrizalillo, Chile (29°06'S-71°25'W)".  
TypesHolotype: MZUC 18235 (Mus. Zool. Univ. Concepción 
EtymologyNamed after Professor Francisco Silva G., a zoologist at Universidad de Concepción, Chile. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Kaera Utsumi, Catherine Staley, Maria A. Eifler, Herman Núñez & Douglas A. Eifler 2021. Color Variation and Habitat Use in Liolaemus silvai. South American Journal of Herpetology Dec 2021 Vol. 21, No. 1: 80-84 - get paper here
  • Ortiz J C 1989. Description de Liolaemus silvai sp. nov. (Sauria, Igaunidae) du 'norte Chico' du Chili. Bulletin du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle SECTION A ZOOLOGIE BIOLOGIE ET ECOLOGIE ANIMALES 11(1) 1989: 247-252
  • PINCHEIRA-DONOSO, Daniel & HERMAN NÚÑEZ 2005. The Chilean species of the genus Liolaemus Wiegmann, 1834 (Iguania, Tropiduridae, Liolaeminae). Taxonomy, systematics and evolution [in Spanish] Mus Nac Hist Nat Chile Publ Ocas 59: 1-486 - get paper here
  • Troncoso-Palacios, Jaime 2014. Nueva lista actualizada de los reptiles terrestres de la Región de Atacama, Chile. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología 1: 1-4 - get paper here
  • Troncoso-Palacios, Jaime; James A. Schulte, Yery Marambio-Alfaro, and Daniel Hiriart 2015. Phenotypic Variation, Phylogenetic Position and New Distributional Records for the Poorly Known Liolaemus silvai Ortiz, 1989 (Iguania: Iguanidae: Liolaemini). South American J. Herp. 10 (2): 71-81. - get paper here
  • UTSUMI, KAERA; CATHERINE STALEY, MARIA A. EIFLER, HERMAN NÚÑEZ & DOUGLAS A. EIFLER. 2021. Color Variation and Habitat Use in Liolaemus silvai. South American Journal of Herpetology 21(1): 80–84. - get paper here
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