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Liolaemus escarchadosi SCOLARO, 1997

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus escarchadosi SCOLARO & CEI 1997
Liolaemus escarchadosi — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 62
Liolaemus escarchadosi — BREITMAN et al. 2015 
DistributionArgentina (Santa Cruz), S Chile (Magallanes, only near the border to Argentina)

Type locality: “Cardón de los Escarchados, 850 m a.s.l., near to Laguna Los Escarchados, 50 km SE of Calafate (Lago Argentino), Santa Cruz Province, Argentina".  
TypesHolotype: MRSN = Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino No. R-1203-1. 
CommentGroup: kingii group. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
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  • Breitman, M. Florencia; , Luciano J. Avila, Jack W. Sites Jr., and Mariana Morando 2011. Lizards from the end of the world: Phylogenetic relationships of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemini). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59 (2): 364-376 - get paper here
  • Breitman, M. Florencia; Marcelo F. Bonino, Jack W. Sites, Jr., Luciano J. Avila, and Mariana Morando 2015. Morphological Variation, Niche Divergence, and Phylogeography of Lizards of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus Section (Liolaemini) from Southern Patagonia. Herpetological Monographs 29 (1): 65-88 - get paper here
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  • Breitman, María Florencia; Minoli, Ignacio; Avila, Luciano Javier; Medina, Cintia Debora; Sites, Jr., Jack Walter; Morando, Mariana 2014. Lagartijas de la provincia de Santa Cruz (Argentina): distribución geográfica, diversidad genética y estado de conservación . Cuad. herpetol. 28 (2): 83-110 - get paper here
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  • Scolaro, J. A. and J. M. Cei 1997. Systematic status and relationships of Liolaemus species of the archeforus and kingii groups: a morphological and taxonumerical approach (Reptilia: Tropiduridae). Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino 15 (2): 369-406
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