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Liolaemus constanzae DONOSO-BARROS, 1961

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Constanze's Tree Iguana
S: Lagartija de Constanza 
SynonymLiolaemus constanzae DONOSO-BARROS 1961
Liolaemus donosoi ORTIZ 1975 (fide VELOSO et al. 1982)
Liolaemus constanzae — RAMIREZ LEYTON & PINCHEIRA-DONOSO 2005
Liolaemus donosoi — LOBO et al. 2010
Liolaemus constanzae — LOBO et al. 2010 
DistributionChile (Antofagasta), Argentina (Salta)

Type locality: Peine, Antofagsta, Chile. In chañares forest, 3000 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: MNHNC? (Lab. Biol. Santiago) 553. 
CommentSynonymy: following VELOSO et al. 1982 and TRONCOSO-PALACIOS 2013.

Distribution: Probably also in Bolivia (fide LANGSTROTH 2005). Not listed for Argentina by Avila et al. 2013, Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238. 
EtymologyNamed after the daughter of Roberto Donoso-Barros, Constanza. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1961. Three new lizards of the genus Liolaemus from the highest Andes of Chile and Argentina. Copeia 1961 (4): 387-391 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Núñez, H. and A. Veloso 2001. Distribución geográfica de las especies de lagartos de la región de Antofagasta, Chile. Bol. Mus. Nac.Hist. Nat. 50: 109-120
  • Ortiz,J.C. 1975. Uma nueva expecie de lagartija chilena, Liolaemus donosoi sp. nov. (Squamata - Iguanidae). An. Mus. Hist. Nat. Valparaiso 8: 62-65
  • Ramírez Leyton, G. & Pincheira Donoso, D. 2005. Fauna del Altiplano y Desierto de Atacama. Phrynosaura Ediciones, 395 pp.
  • Ramírez Leyton, G.M. 2009. WILDLIFE OF THE HIGH ANDES AND ATACAMA DESERT - A Field Guide to the El Loa Province. Phrynosaura Ediciones, Calama, Chile, 250 pp.
  • Troncoso-Palacios, J. 2013. REVISIÓN DEL ESTATUS TAXONÓMICO DE LIOLAEMUS DONOSOI ORTIZ, 1975 (IGUANIA: LIOLAEMIDAE). Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile, 62: 119-127
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