Liolaemus chehuachekenk

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Pleurodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Pleurodonta

Familia: Liolaemidae
Genus: Liolaemus
Species: Liolaemus chehuachekenk

Name[edit]

Liolaemus chehuachekenk Ávila, Morando & Sites, 2008

Type locality: Southwest slope of Calcatapul Mountains, Ruta Provincial 13, 8 km north of El Molle (42°10′S, 69°32′W, 900 m), Cushamen Department, Chubut Province, Argentina.

Holotype: MLP.S 2535, male, southwest slope of Calcatapul Mountains, Ruta Provincial 13, 8 km north of El Molle (42°10′S, 69°32′W, 900 m), Cushamen Department, Chubut Province, collected by L. J. Avila and C. H. F. Perez, 3 February 2003. Paratypes: MLP.S 2536, FML 1105–6, BYU 48202–3, same data as the holotype. LJAMM 5926–32, Ruta Provincial 13, 10 km north of El Molle (42°08′S, 69°32′W, 986 m), Cushamen Department, Chubut Province, collected by L. J. Avila and N. Frutos, 28 September 2004. LJAMM 5936–39, Ruta Provincial 50, 10 km north of El Escorial (43°00′S, 68°34′W, 817 m), Gastre Department, Chubut Province, collected by L. J. Avila and N. Frutos, 28 September 2004. LJAMM 5961–65, Ruta Provincial 49, 30 km south of Gastre (42°31′S, 69°12′W, 918 m), Gastre Department, Chubut Province, collected by L. J. Avila and N. Frutos, 28 September 2004.

Etymology: The specific name chehuachekenk comes from "Chehuache-Kenk", the name of one of the main subgroups of the Tehuelches aboriginal people that inhabited western Chubut, Rio Negro, and southern Neuquén Provinces.

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