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Liolaemus heliodermis ESPINOZA, LOBO & CRUZ, 2000

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus heliodermis ESPINOZA, LOBO & CRUZ 2000 
DistributionArgentina (Tucumán), elevation 2820 m.

Type locality: “from km marker 95, Ruta Provincial 307, approximately 32 km (by road) from Tafí del Valle, Departamento Tafí del Valle, Provincia de Tucumán, Argentina (26 ̊ 40.82’ S, 65 ̊ 48.74’ W, 2820 m)".  
TypesHolotype: FML 7196 (Fundación Miguel Lillo) 
DiagnosisSee Liolaemus punmahuida for differential diagnosis. 
CommentBelongs to the Liolaemus elongatus group (fide ESPINOZA et al. 2000). 
  • Avila, L.J.; Morando, M.; Perez C.H.F. & Sites, J.W. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of lizards of the Liolaemus petrophilus group (Squamata: Liolaemidae), with descriptions of two new species from western Argentina. Herpetologica 60 (2): 187-203 - 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,L.J.; Perez, C.H.F. & Morando,M. 2003. A new species of Liolaemus (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Patagonia (Neuquén, Argentina). Herpetologica 59 (4): 534–545 - get paper here
  • Espinoza,R.E.; Lobo, F. & Cruz,F.B. 2000. Liolaemus heliodermis, a new lizard from northwestern Argentina with remarks on the content of the elongatus group (Iguanaia: Tropiduridae). Herpetologica 56 (4): 507-516 - get paper here
  • Hernandez, R. & Espinoza, R.E. 2004. Description of the female of the enigmatic lizard, Liolaemus heliodermis (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Herpetological Review 35 (3): 227-229 - get paper here
  • Quinteros, A.S.; Abdala, C.S.; Díaz Gómez, J.M. & Scrocchi, G.J. 2008. Two new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) of Central West Argentina. South American J. Herp. 3 (2): 101-111 - get paper here
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