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Liolaemus yanalcu MARTÍNEZ OLIVER & LOBO, 2002

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus yanalcu MARTÍNEZ OLIVER & LOBO 2002 
DistributionArgentina (Salta, Jujuy [HR 34:262])

Type locality: NW Argentina  
TypesHolotype: MCN = Mus. Cien. Nat. Univ. Nac. Salta No. 541. 
Etymology“La palabra yanalcu en el lenguaje quechua del norte de Argentina significa oscuro, negro o negruzco, y hace referencia a la coloración típica- mente oscura que caracteriza a esta es- pecie de las restantes del grupo.” 
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
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  • QUINTEROS, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN 2013. A morphology-based phylogeny of the Liolaemus alticolor–bibronii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 3670: 1-32 - get paper here
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