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Liolaemus lorenzmuelleri HELLMICH, 1950

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Lorenz's Tree Iguana 
SynonymLiolaemus lorenzmülleri HELLMICH 1950: 144
Liolaemus lorenzmülleri — DONOSO-BARROS 1966: 297
Liolaemus lorenzmulleri — ZOOLOGICAL RECORD
Liolaemus lorenzmuelleri — PETERS et al. 1970: 185
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) lorenzmuelleri — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 326
Liolaemus lorenzmuelleri — TRONCOSO-PALACIOS 2013 
DistributionChile (Coquimbo)

Type locality: “Nueva Elqui, 2300 m elevation, Nordchile”  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 208/1947, male 
EtymologyNamed after Lorenz Muller (1868-1953), a herpetologist who trained as an artist in Paris and the Low Countries and worked as a scientific illustrator at Zoologische Staatssammlung München. 
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  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1966. Reptiles de Chile. Santiago: Univ. Chile, 458 + cxlvi pp.
  • Hellmich,W. 1950. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Herpetofauna Chiles XIII. Die Eidechsen der Ausbeute Schröder (Gattung Liolaemus, Iguan.). Veröff. Zool. Staatssammlung München 1: 129-194 - 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 J, Elorza AA, Puas GI, Alfaro-Pardo E 2016. A new species of Liolaemus related to L. nigroviridis from the Andean highlands of Central Chile (Iguania, Liolaemidae). ZooKeys 555: 91-114, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.555.6011 - get paper here
  • Troncoso-Palacios, J. 2013. REVISIÓN DEL ESTATUS TAXONÓMICO DE LIOLAEMUS DONOSOI ORTIZ, 1975 (IGUANIA: LIOLAEMIDAE). Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile, 62: 119-127
  • 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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