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Liolaemus juanortizi YOUNG-DOWNEY & MORENO, 1992

IUCN Red List - Liolaemus juanortizi - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus juanortizi YOUNG-DOWNEY & MORENO 1992
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) juanortizi — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 322
Liolaemus juanortizi — LOBO et al. 2010 
DistributionN Chile (Purena)

Type locality: “Quebrada Aguas Blancas, 3800 msnm, Copiapó, III Región Chile".  
TypesHolotype: MRA 0134 (Mus. Regional de Atacama, Capiapó, Chile) 
EtymologyNamed after Chilean herpetologist Juan Carlos Ortiz, for his contributions to Chilean herpetology. 
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Lobo, F.; Espinoza, R.E. and S. Quinteros 2010. A critical review and systematic discussion of recent classification proposals for liolaemid lizards. Zootaxa 2549: 1–30 - 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
  • Troncoso-Palacios, Jaime 2014. Nueva lista actualizada de los reptiles terrestres de la Región de Atacama, Chile. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología 1: 1-4 - get paper here
  • Young-Downey A; Moreno J 1991. A new species of tropidurine lizard (Squamata: Tropiduridae) from Los Andes of north Chile. GAYANA ZOOLOGIA 55 (4) 1991: 391-396 - get paper here
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