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Liolaemus valdesianus HELLMICH, 1950

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLiolaemus leopardinus valdesianus HELLMICH 1950: 142
Liolaemus valdesianus — NÚÑEZ & JAKSIC 1992
Liolaemus (Liolaemus) valdesianus — PINCHEIRA-DONOSO & NÚÑEZ 2005: 274
Liolaemus valdesianus — LOBO et al. 2010
Liolaemus valdesianus — ESQUERRÉ et al. 2019 

Type locality: Baños Morales, Lo Valdes, Provincia Santiago, Chile.  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 206/1947. 
CommentHas been given full species status by NÚÑEZ & JAKSIC (1992). L. valdesianus is closely related to L. leopardinus and may be another synonym. See also L. leopardinus. 
  • 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
  • Esquerré, Damien; Diego Ramírez-Álvarez, Carlos J. Pavón-Vázquez, Jaime Troncoso-Palacios, Carlos F. Garín, J. Scott Keogh, Adam D. Leaché 2019. Speciation across mountains: phylogenomics, species delimitation and taxonomy of the Liolaemus leopardinus clade (Squamata, Liolaemidae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 106524 - get paper here
  • ESQUERRÉ, DAMIEN; JAIME TRONCOSO-PALACIOS, CARLOS F. GARÍN & HERMAN NÚNEZ 2014. The missing leopard lizard: Liolaemus ubaghsi sp. nov., a new species of the leopardinus clade (Reptilia: Squamata: Liolaemidae) from the Andes of the O’Higgins Region in Chile. Zootaxa 3815 (4): 507–525 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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
  • Núñez,H. & Jaksíc,F. 1992. Lista comentada de los reptiles terrestres de Chile continental. Bol. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Chile 43: 63-91
  • 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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