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Liolaemus yalguaraz ABDALA, QUINTEROS & SEMHAM, 2015

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus yalguaraz ABDALA, QUINTEROS & SEMHAM 2015
Liolaemus bibronii — CEI 1973 (part)
Liolaemus bibronii — CEI & ROIG 1973
Liolaemus bibronii — CEI 1982: fig. 1 (part)
Liolaemus bibronii — VIDELA 1983
Liolaemus bibronii — CEI 1986
Liolaemus bibronii — RAMÍREZ-PINILLA 1992
Liolaemus bibronii — AVILA et al. 1992
Liolaemus bibronii — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 211 (part)
Liolaemus bibronii — CORBALÁN & DEBANDI 2008 (part)
Liolaemus bibronii — AVILA et al. 2013 (part: table 2) 
DistributionArgentina (Mendoza)

Type locality: Uspallata, Pampa de Yalguaraz, Las Heras Department, Mendoza Province, Argentina (32°19’59.0”S, 69°22’54.5”W), 2,325 m elevation  
TypesHolotype: FML 27622. Male. Collectors: C.S. Abdala, J.L. Acosta, A. Laspiur and R. Semhan. November 2010.
Paratypes: FML 27623–27634. MCN 5068–5069. Five males and nine females collected with the holotype. 
CommentSynonymy: after Abdala et al. 2015. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet yalguaraz refers to the Pampa de Yalguaraz, where Liolaemus yalguaraz sp. nov. occurs, and is used as a noun in apposition. Yalguaraz is derived from the Huarpe “Llaiguaraz,” 
  • Abdala, Cristian Simón; Andrés Sebastián Quinteros, and Romina Valeria Semham 2015. A New Species of Liolaemus of the Liolaemus alticolor-bibronii Group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Mendoza, Argentina South American J. Herp. 10 (2): 104-115, doi: 10.2994/SAJH-D-14-00033.1 - get paper here
  • Avila L J. CEI J M. MARTORI R A. ACOSTA J C. 1992. A new species of Liolaemus of the bibroni group from granitic ravines of Achiras Sierra de Comechingones, Cordoba Argentina (Reptilia: Tropiduridae). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 10 (1): 101-111.
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
  • Cei J M 1982. A new endemic lizard from Sierra Pie de Palo in western Argentina. Journal of Herpetology 16 (2): 179-182 - get paper here
  • Cei,J.M. 1973. Herpetología patagónica. VII. Notas ecológicas y morfológicas sobre Liolaemus bibroni y L. boulengeri (Sauria: Iguanidae). Physis, 32: 459-469
  • Cei,J.M. & ROIG,G.V. 1973. Fauna y ecosistemas del Oeste arido argentino. I. Reptiles de la Provincia de Mendoza. Deserta 4: 69-91
  • Corbalán V., Debandi G. 2008. La lacertofauna de Mendoza: lista actualizada, distribución y riqueza. Cuadernos de Herpetología 22:5–24
  • 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
  • Ramírez-Pinilla M.P. 1992. Actividad reproductiva en tres especies simpátricas del género Liolaemus (Reptilia: Sauria: Tropiduridae). Caldasia 17: 67–74
  • Videla F. 1983. Hábitos alimenticios en iguánidos del oeste árido de la Argentina Deserta 7:192–202
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