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Liolaemus etheridgei LAURENT, 1998

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus (Eulaemus) etheridgei LAURENT 1998
Liolaemus etheridgei — ABDALA et al. 2013
Liolaemus etheridgei — AGUILAR-PUNTRIANO et al. 2019 
DistributionPeru (Arequipa)

Type locality: “3.5 km W of Potosi, 16 ̊31'S, 71 ̊23'W 2,800 m, Dept. Arequipa, Perú".  
TypesHolotype: KU 163.578. 
EtymologyNamed after Richard Emmett Etheridge (16 Sep 1929-14 Jan 2019), American herpetologist. See Espinoza & Queiroz for biographical details. 
  • Abdala, C.S.; S. Quinteros & R.E. Espinoza 2008. Two new species of Liolaemus (iguania: Liolaemidae) from the Puna of Northwestern Argentina. Herpetologica 64 (4): 458–471 - get paper here
  • Abdala, Cristian Simón; Marcos Maximiliano Paz & Romina Valeria Semhan 2013. Nuevo Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) con novedoso carácter morfológico, de la frontera entre Argentina y Chile. Rev. Biol. Trop. 61 (4): 1563-1584 - get paper here
  • Aguilar, Cesar; Perry L. Wood Jr, Mark C. Belk, Mike H. Duff and Jack W. Sites Jr 2016. Different roads lead to Rome: Integrative taxonomic approaches lead to the discovery of two new lizard lineages in the Liolaemus montanus group (Squamata: Liolaemidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12890 - get paper here
  • Aguilar-Puntriano, César, César Ramírez , Ernesto Castillo, Alejandro Mendoza, Victor J. Vargas and Jack W. Sites, Jr. 2019. Three New Lizard Species of the Liolaemus montanus Group from Perú. Diversity 11(9): 161 - get paper here
  • Aguilar-Puntriano, César; Esther B. Salazar 2021. Comentarios y adiciones sobre especies recientemente descritas del grupo Liolaemus montanus procedentes de Perú. Cuadernos de Herpetología 35 (S1): 91-100
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chaparro JC, Quiroz AJ, Mamani L, Gutiérrez RC, Condori P, De la Riva I, Herrera-Juárez G, Cerdeña J, Arapa LP, Abdala CS. 2020. An endemic new species of Andean lizard of the genus Liolaemus from southern Peru (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and its phylogenetic position. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 14(2) [General Section]: 47–63 (e238)
  • Espinoza, Robert E. and Kevin de Queiroz 2008. Richard Emmett Etheridge. Copeia 2008, No. 3, 708–717 - get paper here
  • Gutierrez, Roberto; Chaparro, Juan Carlos; Vásquez, Meylin Y.; Quiroz, Aarón Josue; Aguilar Kirigin, Álvaro; Abdala, Cristian Simon 2018. Descripción y relaciones filogenéticas de una nueva especie de Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) y notas sobre el grupo de L. montanus de Perú. Cuad. herpetol. 32 (2): 81-99 - get paper here
  • Laurent, R. F. 1998. New forms of lizards of the subgenus Eulaemus of the genus Liolaemus (Reptilia: Squamata: Tropiduridae) from Peru and Northern Chile. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 44 (1): 1-26
  • Llanqui, Irbin 2017. Liolaemus etheridgei Viviparity. Herpetological Review 48 (1): 193-194 - get paper here
  • Llanqui, Irbin B. 2020. Aspects of the thermal ecology of Liolaemus etheridgei Laurent, 1998 (Reptilia: Liolaemidae) from the Andes of Peru. Herpetology Notes 13: 941-946 - get paper here
  • Vyas, Raju 2007. Present conservation scenario of reptile fauna in Gujarat State, India. Indian Forester, Oct 2007: 1381-1394 - get paper here
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