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Liolaemus chillanensis MÜLLER & HELLMICH, 1932

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Peak Tree Iguana 
SynonymLiolaemus monticola chillanensis MÜLLER & HELLMICH 1932: 183
Liolaemus chillanensis — LOBO 2005
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) chillanensis chillanensis — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 252
Liolaemus chillanensis — LOBO et al. 2010
Liolaemus chillanensis — AVILA et al. 2012
Liolaemus chillanensis — MEDINA et al. 2017 
DistributionChile (Chillan, Cautin), Argentina

Type locality: “Termas de Chillan, 1700 m” (Chile), also given as Provincia de Nuble, Cordillera de los Andes, Chile, 1700 m elevation  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 59/1931 (lost), male, “Termas de Chillan, 1700 m” (Chile), collected by W. Hellmich, 08.01.1931. Paratypes: ZSM 60/1931/1-2 (original field numbers 727 and 728), 2 males, same data as holotype; ZSM 61/1931/1-2 (field numbers 725, 735), 2 females, “Termas de Chillan”, collected by W. Hellmich & W. Goetsch, 08.01.1931; ZSM 62/1931/1-9 (origi- nally 10 specimens, field numbers 726, 729-733, 736-738, one individual [field number 734] missing), 9 females, “Termas de Chillan”, collected by W. Hellmich & W. Goetsch, 08.01.1931. 
CommentGroup: According to Troncoso-Palacios & Ramírez-Álvarez (2021) the chillanensis group includes L. chillanensis, cristani, and possibly riodamas. 
Etymologynamed after the locality, Chillan in Chile. 
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; CINTIA DEBORA MEDINA, CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ, JACK W. SITES, JR. & MARIANA MORANDO 2015. Molecular phylogenetic relationships of the lizard clade Liolaemus elongatus (Iguania: Liolaemini) with the description of a new species from an isolated volcanic peak in northern Patagonia. Zootaxa 3947 (1): 067–084 - get paper here
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ, CINTIA DEBORA MEDINA, JACK WALTER SITES, JR & MARIANA MORANDO 2012. A new species of lizard of the Liolaemus elongatus clade (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemini) from Curi Leuvu River Valley, northern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina. Zootaxa 3325: 37–52 - get paper here
  • AVILA, LUCIANO JAVIER; LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO 2013. Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update. Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238 - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Guía de Campo - Reptiles del centro sure de Chile. Corporación Chilena de la Madera, Concepción, Chile 187 pp. - get paper here
  • Díaz-Vega, Raúl Ignacio; Paula Maldonado y Diego Demangel 2018. LIOLAEMUS AUREUM, UNA NUEVA ESPECIE ANDINA DEL SUR DE CHILE (SAURIA: LIOLAEMIDAE). Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile, 67(2): 155-171
  • Lobo, F. 2005. Las relaciones filogenéticas dentro del grupo chiliensis (Iguania: Liolaemidae: Liolaemus): sumando nuevos caracteres y taxones. Acta Zoológica Lilloana 49, 67–89
  • Lobo, F.; Espinoza, R.E. and S. Quinteros 2010. A critical review and systematic discussion of recent classification proposals for liolaemid lizards. Zootaxa 2549: 1–30 - get paper here
  • Medina, C. D., Avila, L. J., Sites, J. W. and Morando, M. 2017. Phylogeographic history of Patagonian lizards of the Liolaemus elongatus complex (Iguania: Liolaemini) based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. J Zool Syst Evol Res. 55: 238; doi:10.1111/jzs.12163 - get paper here
  • Müller, L. von & HELLMICH,W. 1932. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Herpetofauna Chiles. IV. Liolaemus monticola, ein weiterer neuer Rassenkries aus den Hochanden Chiles. Zool. Anz. 99: 177-192
  • 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
  • Troncoso-Palacios J, Esquerré D, Urra FA, Díaz HA, Castro-Pastene C, Ruiz MS. 2018. The true identity of the new world iguanid lizard Liolaemus chillanensis Müller and Hellmich 1932 (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and description of a new species in the Liolaemus elongatus group. Zoological Studies 57:22; doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-22 - get paper here
  • Troncoso-Palacios J. & Diego Ramírez-Álvarez 2021. DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF THE LIOLAEMUS ELONGATUS GROUP FROM THE ANDES OF CENTRAL CHILE (IGUANIA: LIOLAEMIDAE). Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetología 4 (1): 148-163 - get paper here
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