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Liolaemus donosobarrosi (CEI, 1974)

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Donoso-Barros' Tree Iguana 
SynonymCtenoblepharis donosobarrosi CEI 1974
Liolaemus donosobarrosi — CEI 1979
Liolaemus donosobarrosi — ETHERIDGE 2000
Liolaemus donosobarrosi — BERNILS et al. 2007
Liolaemus cf. donosobarrosi — SCROCCHI et al. 2010 
DistributionArgentina (Rio Negro, Mendoza)

Type locality: Argentina, Mendoza, Matancilla  
TypesHolotype: IBAUNC 824-1.(Inst. Biol. Anim. Univ. de Cuyo) 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Roberto Donoso-Barros (1922-1975), a Chilean physician (1947) and herpetologist. He became Professor of Biology at Universidad de Chile (1954) and at Universidad de Concepción (1965). He was killed in a car crash. 
  • 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, 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
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cei ,J.M. 1979. A reassessment of the genus Ctenoblepharis (Reptilia, Sauria, Iguanidae) with description of a new subspecies of Liolaemus multimaculatus from western Argentina. Journal of Herpetology 13 (3): 297-302 - get paper here
  • Cei,J.M. 1974. Two new species of Ctenoblepharis (Reptilia: Iguanidae) from the arid environment of central Argentina (Mendoza Province). Journal of Herpetology 8 (1): 71-75 - 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
  • Mattison, Chris 2007. The New Encyclopedia of Snakes. Princeton University Press
  • Scrocchi, Gustavo J.; Cristian S. Abdala,Javier Nori, Hussam Zaher 2010. Reptiles de la provincia de Río Negro, Argentina. Fondo Ed. Rionegrino, 249 pp.
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