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Liolaemus cyanogaster (DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1837)

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Cyan Tree Iguana 
SynonymProctotretus cyanogaster DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 273
Liolaemus cyanogaster — GRAY 1845: 212
Proctotretus Cyanogaster — DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854: 269
Proctotretus intermedius DUMÉRIL 1864 (?): 292
Ptychodeira cyanogaster — GIRARD 1858: 347
Ptychodeira intermedia — GIRARD 1858: 348
Liolaemus cyanogaster — BOULENGER 1885: 145
Liolaemus cyanogaster — SCHULTE et al. 2000
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) cyanogaster — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 236 
DistributionChile (Concepción to Chiloé Island), Argentina (Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapí)

Type locality: Chile  
TypesSyntypes: MNHN-RA 2476 and MNHN-RA 6843 
CommentSynonymy: mostly after BOULENGER 1885. ESQUERRÉ et al. 2022 synonymized Liolaemus (cyanogaster) brattstroemi with L. pictus. 
EtymologyNamed after Greek “kyanos” = blue and “gaster” = belly, after the bluish belly in this species. 
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