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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus hatcheri STEJNEGER 1909: 218
Vilcunia periglacialis CEI & SCOLARO 1982
Vilcunia periglaciaris — CEI 1986
Liolaemus periglacialis — FROST & ETHERIDGE 1989
Liolaemus periglacialis — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & SCOLARO 2007 
DistributionArgentina (Patagonia, from Lago Belgrano to mesetas Pampas del Aquila and Asador, Santa Cruz))

periglacialis: elevation 1000-1200 m.

Type locality: Argentina, Santa Cruz, 6 km E Lago Belgrano, 1000 m.  
TypesHolotype: USNM; Paratype: ZSM 14/1961
Holotype: MZUF 26939; Paratype: MACN [periglacialis] 
CommentLiolaemus hatcheri STEJNEGER 1909 has been removed from synonymy of L. magellanicus by ETHERIDGE 1998.

Group: hatcheri group (Olave et al. 2014), formerly lineomaculatus group. 
EtymologyNamed after Professor John Bell Hateher (1861-1904), a geologist and paleontologist at Yale, Princeton, and the Carnegie Museum.  
  • ABDALA, CRISTIAN SIMÓN; DIEGO ESTEBAN PROCOPIO, OSCAR ANÍBAL STELLATELLI, ALEJANDRO TRAVAINI, ALEJANDRO RODRÍGUEZ & MARIO RICARDO RUIZ MONACHESI 2014. New Patagonian species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and novelty in the lepidosis of the southernmost lizard of the world: Liolaemus magellanicus. Zootaxa 3866 (4): 526–542 - 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
  • 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.F.; Parra, M.; Fulvio Pérez, C.H. & Sites Jr., J.W. 2011. Two new species of lizards from the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemidae) from southern Patagonia. Zootaxa 3120: 1–28 - get paper here
  • Breitman, María Florencia; Mariana Morando and Luciano Javier Avila 2013. Past and present taxonomy of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Liolaemidae): is the morphological arrangement hypothesis valid? Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 168 (3): 612–668 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Cei,J.M. & Scolaro,J.A. 1982. A new species of the Patagonian genus Vilcunia, with remarks on its morphology, ecology, and distribution. Journal of Herpetology 16 (4): 354-363 - get paper here
  • Etheridge, R. 1998. Redescription and status of Liolaemus hatcheri Stejneger, 1909 (Reptilia, Squamata, Tropiduridae). Cuadernos de Herpetologia 12 (1): 33-36 - get paper here
  • Frost,D.R. & Etheridge,R.E. 1989. A Phylogenetic Analysis and Taxonomy of Iguanian Lizards (Reptilia: Squamata). Misc. Publ. Univ. Kans. Mus. Nat. Hist. 81: 1-62 - get paper here
  • Gallardo, Jose M. 1971. Algunos ideas sobre la zoogeografia de los saurios patagonicos. Revista Museo Argentino De Ciencias Naturales Bernadino Rivadavia 1 (4): 135-146
  • ICZN 2005. Vilcunia periglacialis Cei & Scolaro, 1982 (currently Liolaemus periglacialis; Reptilia, Sauria): not given priority over Liolaemus hatcheri Stejneger, 1909. Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 62(1) - get paper here
  • Olave, Melisa; Luciano J. Avila, Jack W. Sites Jr. and Mariana Morando 2014. Multilocus phylogeny of the widely distributed South American lizard clade Eulaemus (Liolaemini, Liolaemus). Zoologica Scripta DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12053 - get paper here
  • PINCHEIRA-DONOSO, DANIEL & J. ALEJANDRO SCOLARO 2007. Iguanian species-richness in the Andes of boreal Patagonia: Evidence for an additional new Liolaemus lizard from Argentina lacking precloacal glands (Iguania, Liolaeminae). Zootaxa 1452: 55-68 - get paper here
  • Stejneger, L. 1909. Batrachians and Reptiles, Part. II: 211-224. In Scott, W. B. (ed.), 1905-1911: Reports of the Princeton University Expeditions to Patagonia, 1896-1899, Vol. 3, Part. 1. Princeton University, xiii+374 pp. - get paper here
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