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Liolaemus vulcanus QUINTEROS & ABDALA, 2011

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus vulcanus QUINTEROS & ABDALA 2011
Liolaemus dorbignyi — LOBO & ABDALA 2001
Liolaemus vulcanus — ABDALA et al. 2013 
DistributionNW Argentina (Catamarca)

Type locality: Pocitos y Loma Cortada, Suroeste de Los Nacimientos, Dpto. Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca.  
TypesHolotype: FML 01169. O. Pagaburo, Col. 01/12/81. 
EtymologyVulcanus is a Latin word for Vulcan, god of fire. Liolaemus vulcanus exhibits an orange-red color- ation in the body. 
  • Abdala, Cristian Simón; Marcos Maximiliano Paz & Romina Valeria Semhan 2013. Nuevo Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) con novedoso carácter morfológico, de la frontera entre Argentina y Chile. Rev. Biol. Trop. 61 (4): 1563-1584 - 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
  • 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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