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Phymaturus querque LOBO, ABDALA & VALDECANTOS, 2010

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymPhymaturus querque LOBO, ABDALA & VALDECANTOS 2010 
DistributionArgentina (Neuquén)

Type locality: Laguna Blanca, Laguna Blanca national park, Zapala department, Neuquén province, Argentina.  
TypesHolotype: FML 21556 (fig. 12). c. abdala, s. Quinteros, g. scrocchi, J. c. stazzonelli col. 11/18/2007. 
Etymologythe word querque means “lizard” in the mapuche language (original inhabitants from southwestern of argentine and southeastern chile). 
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238
  • Lobo, Fernando; Cristian Abdala and Soledad Valdecantos 2010. Taxonomic Studies of the Genus Phymaturus (Iguania: Liolaemidae): Description of Four New Species. South American J. Herp. 5 (2):102-126 - 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
  • Lobo, Fernando; Santiago Javier Nenda 2015. Discovery of two new species of Phymaturus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Patagonia, Argentina, and occurrence of melanism in the patagonicus group. Cuad. herpetol. 29 (1): 5-25
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