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Liolaemus cuyanus CEI & SCOLARO, 1980

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus fitzingeri cuyanus CEI & SCOLARO 1980
Liolaemus cuyanus — LAURENT 1983
Liolaemus (Eulaemus) cuyanus — SCHULTE et al. 2000
Liolaemus cuyanus — LOBO et al. 2010
Liolaemus (Eulaemus) cuyanus — MORANDO et al. 2020
Liolaemus cuyanus — AVILA et al. 2021 
DistributionArgentina (La Rioja, San Juan, Mendoza, Catamarca, La Pampa [HR 32: 65], Rio Negro)

Type locality: Argentina, San Juan, 10 km E Caucete, elevation 400 m.  
TypesHolotype: MZUF 22830, Mus. Zool. Florence . 
  • ABDALA C. S., R. V. SEMHAN, D. L. MORENO AZOCAR, M. BONINO, M. M. PAZ & F. CRUZ 2012. Taxonomic study and morphology based phylogeny of the patagonic clade Liolaemus melanops group (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with the description of three new taxa. Zootaxa 3163: 1–32 - get paper here
  • Abdala, C.S. 2007. Phylogeny of the boulengeri group (Iguania: Liolaemidae, Liolaemus) based on morphological and molecular characters. Zootaxa 1538: 1-84 - get paper here
  • AVILA, L. J. & MORANDO, M. & PEREZ, C. H. F. & SITES, J. W. 2004. New records and natural history notes of lizards of the genus Liolaemus in northern Patagonia [Short Note]. Herpetozoa 17: - 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
  • Avila, Luciano Javier; Martín Miguel Femenías, Cristian Hernán Fulvio Pérez, Mariana Morando 2021. Nuevas especies de Liolaemus para la herpetofauna de la provincia de La Rioja, Argentina. Cuadernos de Herpetología 35 (S1): 223-228
  • Azócar, L.M. & J.C. Acosta 2011. Feeding Habits of Liolaemus cuyanus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from the Monte Biogeographic Province of San Juan, Argentina Journal of Herpetology 45 (3): 283-286. - get paper here
  • Cei,J.M. & SCOLARO,J.A. 1980. Two new subspecies of the Liolaemus fitzingeri complex from Argentina. Journal of Herpetology 14 (1): 37-43 - get paper here
  • Cruz,F.B., Schulte, J.B. & Bellagamba,P. 1999. New distributional records and natural history notes for reptiles from Southern Argentina. Herpetological Review 30 (3): 182 - get paper here
  • Etheridge, R. 2000. A review of lizards of the Liolaemus wiegmannii group (Squamata, Iguania, Tropiduridae), and a history of morphological change in the sand-dwelling species. Herpetological Monographs 14: 293-352 - get paper here
  • Gallardo, G A & Scrocchi, G J; 2018. Liolaemus cuyanus Saurophagy. Herpetological Review 49 (4): 744 - get paper here
  • Kass, C.A., Rusconi, M., Kass, N.A. & Kacoliris, F. 2017. Liolaemus cuyanus, Liolaemus darwini (Darwin's Tree Iguana), Liolaemus olongasta, Liolaemus riojanus Ectoparasites. Herpetological Review 48 (3): 650-651. - get paper here
  • Laurent,R.F. 1983. Contribución al conocimiento de la estructura taxonomica del género Liolaemus WIEGMANN (Iguanidae). Bol. Asoc. Herp. Argentina 1: 16-18 - 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
  • Moreno-Azócar, Lina and Juan C. Acosta 2011. Feeding Habits of Liolaemus cuyanus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from the Monte Biogeographic Province of San Juan, Argentina. Journal of Herpetology 45 (3): 283-286. - get paper here
  • SCHULTE II, JAMES A.; J. ROBERT MACEY, ROBERT E. ESPINOZA AND ALLAN LARSON 2000. Phylogenetic relationships in the iguanid lizard genus Liolaemus: multiple origins of viviparous reproduction and evidence for recurring Andean vicariance and dispersal. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 69: 75–102 - get paper here
  • Scrocchi, Gustavo J.; Cristian S. Abdala,Javier Nori, Hussam Zaher 2010. Reptiles de la provincia de Río Negro, Argentina. Fondo Ed. Rionegrino, 249 pp.
  • Tulli, M.J.; F.B. Cruz, A. Herrel, B. Vanhooydonck, V. Abdala 2009. The interplay between claw morphology and microhabitat use in neotropical iguanian lizards. Zoology 112 (5): 379-392 - get paper here
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