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Liolaemus cristiani NAVARRO, NÚÑEZ & LOYOLA, 1991

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus cristiani NAVARRO, NÚÑEZ & LOYOLA in NÚÑEZ et al. 1991: 84
Liolaemus cristiani — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & SCOLARO 2007 
DistributionChile, elevation 2436–2460 m

Type locality: “cerro El Peine (35°37'S, 71°02'W; 2.448 msnm) en la VII Región Administrativa del país (Maule)".  
TypesHolotype: MNHNC 1957 (Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Chile, Santiago), female 
CommentBelongs to the “neuquensis” group of Liolaemus according to CEI & VIDELA 2003. 
EtymologyNamed after Cristían Navarro, son of José Navarro, one of the describers of this species. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Castro-Pastene, Carlos; Héctor Carrasco & Jaime Troncoso-Palacios. 2015. Lagartijas y serpientes del Parque Nacional Radal Siete Tazas. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología 2: 12-16 - get paper here
  • Cei, J.M. & Videla, F. 2003. A new species of Liolaemus lacking precloacal pores in males from the Andean south-eastern mountains of Mendoza Province, Argentina (Liolaemidae, Iguania, Lacertilia, Reptilia). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 20: 275-290
  • 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
  • Nunez H; Navarro J; Loyola J 1991. Liolaemus maldonadae y Liolaemus cristiani, dos especies nuevas de lagartijas para Chile (Reptilia, Squamata). MUSEO NACIONAL DE HISTORIA NATURAL BOLETIN (SANTIAGO) No. 42 1991: 79-88
  • PINCHEIRA-DONOSO, DANIEL & J. ALEJANDRO SCOLARO 2007. Iguanian species-richness in the Andes of boreal Patagonia: Evidence for an additional new Liolaemus lizard from Argentina lacking precloacal glands (Iguania, Liolaeminae). Zootaxa 1452: 55-68 - get paper here
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