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Liolaemus fitzgeraldi BOULENGER, 1899

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Fitzgerald's Tree Iguana 
SynonymLiolaemus fitzgeraldi BOULENGER 1899: 355
Liolaemus fitzgeraldi — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 182
Liolaemus fitzgeraldi — TIEDEMANN et al. 1994: 51
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) fitzgeraldi — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 182 
DistributionChile, Argentina (both sides of Andes, near International Highway between Chile and Argentina; San Juan [HR 31: 185]).

Type locality: Puente del Inca, Argentina  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH (renumbered 1946.8.12.8-17), NMW 
EtymologyNamed after Edward Arthur Fitzgerald (1871-1931), American mountaineer who made the first ascent of Aconcagua, the highest mountain in South America, in 1897. 
  • ACOSTA JC, G ORTIZ & F MURUA 2000. Geographic distribution. Liolaemus fitzgeraldi. Herpetological Review 31: 185 - 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
  • Avila, Luciano Javier;Soto, Eduardo 1997. Geographic Distribution. Liolaemus fitzgeraldi. Herpetological Review 28 (2): 96 - 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
  • Boulenger 1899. Reptilia and Amphibia. in: Fitzgerald: The Highest Andes. p. 355
  • Castillo, G N; Acosta, J C & Acosta, R; 2019. Liolaemus fitzgeraldi (Fitzgerald’s Tree Iguana) Endoparasites. Herpetological Review 50 (3): 578-579 - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Guía de Campo - Reptiles del centro sure de Chile. Corporación Chilena de la Madera, Concepción, Chile 187 pp. - get paper here
  • PINCHEIRA-DONOSO, Daniel & HERMAN NÚÑEZ 2005. The Chilean species of the genus Liolaemus Wiegmann, 1834 (Iguania, Tropiduridae, Liolaeminae). Taxonomy, systematics and evolution [in Spanish] Mus Nac Hist Nat Chile Publ Ocas 59: 1-486 - get paper here
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