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Phymaturus antofagastensis PEREYRA, 1985

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymPhymaturus antofagastensis PEREYRA 1985
Centrura flagellifer — CEI 1986 (part.)
Phymaturus flagellifer — GOMEZ-LOBO 2003 (WWW)
Phymaturus antofagastensis - CEI 1993
Phymaturus antofagastensis — LOBO & QUINTEROS 2005 
DistributionArgentina (Catamarca)

Type locality: Oeste de Catamarca, Los Nacimientos, Antofagasta de la Sierra.  
TypesHolotype: FML 1162-6 (Fundación Miguel Lillo) 
CommentDiet: herbivorous

This species belongs to the palluma group (fide LOBO et al. 2010). 
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
  • Lobo, F. and S. Quinteros 2005. A MORPHOLOGY-BASED PHYLOGENY OF PHYMATURUS (IGUANIA: LIOLAEMIDAE) WITH THE DESCRIPTION OF FOUR NEW SPECIES FROM ARGENTINA. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 45(13):143-177 - get paper here
  • LOBO, FERNANDO; CRISTIAN ABDALA & SOLEDAD VALDECANTOS 2012. Morphological diversity and phylogenetic relationships within a South-American clade of iguanian lizards (Liolaemidae: Phymaturus). Zootaxa 3315: 1–41 - get paper here
  • Pereyra,E.A. 1985. Nuevo iguanido del género Phymaturus del noroeste Argentino. Bol. Asoc. Herp. Argentina 2 (4): 4 - get paper here
  • Pereyra,E.A. 1991. Phymaturus antofagastensis PEREYRA 1985 (Tropiduridae, Liolaeminae): amplicación descriptiva. Bol. Asoc. Herp. Argentina 7 (2): 24-27
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