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Pristidactylus volcanensis LAMBOROT & DIAZ, 1987

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Leiosaurinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesG: El-Volcán-Grosskopfleguan 
SynonymPristidactylus volcanensis LAMBOROT & DIAZ 1987
Pristidactylus volcanensis — CEI et al. 2001 
DistributionC Chile

Type locality: El Volcán, Cajón del Maipo, Andean Range, 33°49’S, 70°10’W, alt. 1416 m, 60 km SE (roadline) Santiago.  
TypesHolotype: MNHNC 2000 (= MNHNCL HERP fide Nuñez 2015), originally LCUC (= Laboratorio de Citogenética, Facultatd de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, 982 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Camousseigt, B. 2010. Ein Schutzprojekt für den Valeria-Großkopfleguan, Pristidactylus valeriae – mit Unterstützung der REPTILIA. Reptilia (Münster) 15 (85): 52-58 - get paper here
  • Cei, J. M., J. A. SCOLARO & F. VIDELA 2001. The present status of Argentinean polychrotid species of the genus Pristidactylus and description of its southernmost taxon as a new species. Journal of Herpetology 35 (4): 597-605 - 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
  • Demangel, Diego 2016. Reptiles en Chile. Fauna Nativa Ediciones, Santiago, 619 pp - get paper here
  • Labra, A., J. Sufán-Catalán, R. Solis & M. Penna 2007. Hissing Sounds by the Lizard Pristidactylus volcanensis Copeia 2007 (4): 1019-1023. - get paper here
  • Lamborot M; Diaz N F 1987. A new species of Pristidactylus (Sauria: Iguanidae) from central Chile and comments on the speciation in the genus. Journal of Herpetology 21 (1): 29-37 - get paper here
  • Núñez, H., J. Sufan, H. Torres, J.H. Carothers & F.M. Jaksic 1992. Autecological Observations on the Endemic Central Chilean Lizard Pristidactylus volcanensis Journal of Herpetology 26 (2): 228-230. - get paper here
  • Reyes-Olivares, C. and Labra, A. 2017. Emission of sounds by native lizards of Chile: the state of the art. Boletín Chileno de Herpetología. 4: 1-9 - get paper here
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