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Liolaemus variegatus LAURENT, 1984

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Higher TaxaLiolaemidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Variegated Tree Iguana 
SynonymLiolaemus variegatus LAURENT 1984: 273
Liolaemus variegatus — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Liolaemus variegatus — AGUILAR-KIRIGIN et al. 2013 
DistributionBolivia (Andes of Cochabamba, Tarija), elevations up to 4,200 m (Cordillera de Tiraque)

Type locality: Bolivia, Cochabamba, Tiraque, elevation 3100 m.  
Reproductionoviparous, clutches of 4–8 eggs 
TypesHolotype: ZSM 253/1982, male 
  • Aguilar Kirigin, Alvaro Juan; Aparicio, James; Ríos, Jehan Ninon 2013. Ampliación de la distribución geográfica de Liolaemus variegatus Laurent 1984 (Iguania: Liolaemidae) en Bolivia. Cuadernos de Herpetología 27 (1): 77-79 - get paper here
  • Dirksen, L. & De la Riva, I. 1999. The lizards and amphisbaenians of Bolivia (Reptilia, Squamata): checklist, localities, and bibliography. Graellsia 55: 199-215 - get paper here
  • Jiménez-Robles, O., Miranda-Calle, A. B., & De la Riva, I. 2021. Lizard oviparity at high elevations? The case of the Bolivian endemic Liolaemus variegatus. South American Journal of Herpetology, 19(1), 76-84
  • Laurent R F 1984. Tres especies nuevas del genero Liolaemus (Reptilia, Iguanidae). Acta Zoologica Lilloana 37 (2): 273-294
  • Ocampo, Mauricio; Álvaro Aguilar-Kirigin, and Sebastián Quinteros 2012. A New Species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) of the Alticolor Group from La Paz, Bolivia. Herpetologica 68 (3): 410-417. - get paper here
  • Quinteros, Andrés Sebastián 2012. Taxonomy of the Liolaemus alticolor–bibronii Group (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with Descriptions of Two New Species. Herpetologica 68 (1): 100-120 - get paper here
  • QUINTEROS, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN 2013. A morphology-based phylogeny of the Liolaemus alticolor–bibronii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Zootaxa 3670: 1-32 - get paper here
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