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Liolaemus thomasi LAURENT, 1998

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus (Eulaemus) thomasi LAURENT 1998
Liolaemus thomasi — AGUILAR-PUNTRIANO et al. 2019 
DistributionPeru (Cuzco)

Type locality: “Hualla Hualla (49 km E Oncogate) 4,450 m, dept. Cuzco, Perú".  
TypesHolotype: LSUM 27203 (Louisiana St. Univ. Mus. Zool.) 
Etymologynamed after Richard Thomas (1938-), the collector of the holotype. See Bauer et al. 2021 for biographical details. See Laver & Daza 2021 for biographical details on Richard Thomas. 
  • Aguilar, Cesar; Perry L. Wood Jr, Mark C. Belk, Mike H. Duff and Jack W. Sites Jr 2016. Different roads lead to Rome: Integrative taxonomic approaches lead to the discovery of two new lizard lineages in the Liolaemus montanus group (Squamata: Liolaemidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12890 - get paper here
  • Aguilar-Puntriano, César, César Ramírez , Ernesto Castillo, Alejandro Mendoza, Victor J. Vargas and Jack W. Sites, Jr. 2019. Three New Lizard Species of the Liolaemus montanus Group from Perú. Diversity 11(9): 161 - get paper here
  • Bauer, A. M., Daza, J. D., Herrera-Martínez, A., & Ospina, O. E. 2021. The herpetological contributions of Richard Thomas. The Anatomical Record, 1– 15 - 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
  • Chaparro JC, Quiroz AJ, Mamani L, Gutiérrez RC, Condori P, De la Riva I, Herrera-Juárez G, Cerdeña J, Arapa LP, Abdala CS. 2020. An endemic new species of Andean lizard of the genus Liolaemus from southern Peru (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and its phylogenetic position. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 14(2) [General Section]: 47–63 (e238)
  • Gutierrez, Roberto; Chaparro, Juan Carlos; Vásquez, Meylin Y.; Quiroz, Aarón Josue; Aguilar Kirigin, Álvaro; Abdala, Cristian Simon 2018. Descripción y relaciones filogenéticas de una nueva especie de Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) y notas sobre el grupo de L. montanus de Perú. Cuad. herpetol. 32 (2): 81-99 - get paper here
  • Laurent, R. F. 1998. New forms of lizards of the subgenus Eulaemus of the genus Liolaemus (Reptilia: Squamata: Tropiduridae) from Peru and Northern Chile. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 44 (1): 1-26
  • Laver, R. J., & Daza, J. D. 2021. Blind snakes beneath the surface: Continuing the legacy of Richard Thomas. The Anatomical Record - get paper here
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