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Phymaturus williamsi LOBO, LASPIUR & ACOSTA, 2013

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymPhymaturus williamsi LOBO, LASPIUR & ACOSTA 2013 
DistributionNW Argentina

Type locality: Quebrada vallecito, 40 km W of Calingasta town, Calingasta department, San Juan province. 31°11’21’’ S; 69°42’15.1’’ W, 3000 m elevation. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MCN 2820. Male. A. Laspiur, R. Acosta & J. C. Acosta cols. 11/05/2008.
Paratypes:.MCN 2808-10, 2812-14, 2815, 2816-17, 2821. Same data as holotype. MCN 3259-65. Quebrada Vallecito, 40 km W of Calingasta town, Calingasta department, San Juan province. 31o11’21’’S; 69o42’15.1’’W, 3000m asl. A. Laspiur & J. C. Acosta cols. 
EtymologyWe name this new species in honour of our Argentine colleague and friend Jorge Williams, in recognition of his effort and dedication for the development of herpetology in our country. 
  • LOBO, FERNANDO; ALEJANDRO LASPIUR, JUAN CARLOS ACOSTA 2013. Description of new andean species of the genus Phymaturus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 3683: 117–132 - get paper here
  • Troncoso-Palacios, Jaime and Damien Esquerré 2014. A new species of Phymaturus of the P. mallimaccii Group from the Andes of central Chile (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Phyllomedusa 13 (1):3–15 - get paper here
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