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Liolaemus erguetae LAURENT, 1995

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus islugensis erguetae LAURENT 1995
Liolaemus (Eulaemus) erguetae — RAMIREZ LEYTON & PINCHEIRA-DONOSO 2005
Liolaemus erguetae — LANGSTROTH 2005
Liolaemus erguetae — RAMIREZ LEYTON 2009 
DistributionN Chile, SW Bolivia (Chilean altiplano between 22° S and 22° 25’ S, in Bolivia near the Chilean border, Potosi)

Type locality: “Laguna Colorado (22 ̊17’ S, 67 ̊ 47’W)".  
TypesHolotype: CBF 1293 (Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. La Paz, Coll. Boliv. Faun.) 
CommentSynonymy: It is possible that L. molinai is a synonym of L. erguetae (R. Langstroth, cited in TRONCOSO-PALACIOS 2014). 
EtymologyNamed after Patricia Ergueta S. 
  • Abdala CS, Aguilar-Kirigin AJ, Semhan RV, Bulacios Arroyo AL, Valdes J, Paz MM, et al. 2019. Description and phylogeny of a new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) endemic to the south of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. PLoS ONE 14(12): e0225815 - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego; Cristian Sepúlveda, Manuel Jara, Daniel Pincheira-Donoso and Herman Núñez 2015. Liolaemus omorfi, A NEW LIZARD SPECIES FROM THE ANDES OF NORTHERN CHILE (SAURIA, LIOLAEMIDAE). Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile, 64: 139-155 - get paper here
  • Langstroth, R.P. 2005. Adiciones probables y confirmadas para la saurofauna boliviana. Kempffiana 1 (1): 101-128
  • Laurent, R. F. 1995. Sobre una pequeña colleción de lagartos del género Liolaemus (Tropiduridae) proviniente del extremo suroeste de Bolivia. Cuadernos de Herpetología 9 (1): 1-6. - get paper here
  • 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 2014. Revision of the geographic distribution of three species of the montanus group of Liolaemus Wiegmann, 1834 (Reptilia: Squamata: Liolaemidae). Check List 10 (1):221-229 - get paper here
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