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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus tromen ABDALA, SEMHAN, MORENO AZOCAR, BONINO, PAZ & CRUZ 2012
Liolaemus hermannunezi — ABDALA & QUINTEROS 2007
Liolaemus hermannunezi — TULLI et al. 2009 
DistributionArgentina (Neuquén)

Type locality: Km 140 of provincial route 21.7 km North of Huecú, El Cholar departament, Neuquén Province, Argentina  
TypesHolotype: FML 17735. C. Abdala, C. Robles and R. Juárez Cols. 21/I/2006. Paratypes.— FML 17731 – 734 and FML 17736: Same locality and date of the holotype. 
CommentSimilar species: confused initially with Liolaemus hermannunezi, a mountain Chilean species.

Group: member of the Liolaemus rothi complex. 
EtymologyThe species is named after the Tromen Volcano, Neuquén Province, Argentina. Tromen means “totora” or “cloudy or shady place” in the mapuche language. 
  • ABDALA C. S., R. V. SEMHAN, D. L. MORENO AZOCAR, M. BONINO, M. M. PAZ & F. CRUZ 2012. Taxonomic study and morphology based phylogeny of the patagonic clade Liolaemus melanops group (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with the description of three new taxa. Zootaxa 3163: 1–32 - 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
  • Kwet, Axel 2013. Liste der im Jahr 2012 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2013 (3): 52-67 - get paper here
  • LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, MELISA OLAVE, CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ, DANIEL ROBERTO PEREZ, MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Molecular phylogenetic relationships of the Liolaemus rothi complex and a new species of lizard from Auca Mahuida Volcano (Squamata: Liolaemini). Zootaxa 3608 (4): 221–238 - get paper here
  • Olave, Melisa; Luciano J. Avila, Jack W. Sites Jr, Mariana Morando 2016. Hidden diversity within the lizard genus Liolaemus: genetic vs morphological divergence in the L. rothi complex (SQUAMATA: LIOLAEMINAE). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - get paper here
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