Liolaemus duellmani Cei, 1978

Duellman's tree iguana



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered after 43 years 



Mendoza, Argentina


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Cei, J. M. (1978). A new species of Liolaemus (Sauria: Iguanidae) from the Andean mountains of the southern Mendoza volcanic region of Argentina. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas 76: 1-6.


Other references:

Avila, Luciano Javier et al. (2021). Liolaemus duellmani Cei, 1978 (Reptilia: Squamata: Liolaemini), redescription of the holotype and variation in a microendemic and inadequately known species of Liolaemus from Northwestern Patagonia. Zootaxa 5081(2): 263-274.

Cei, J. M. (1980). New endemic lizards from the Famatina Mountains of western Argentina. Journal of Herpetology 14(1): 57-64.

Espinoza, R. E. and Avila, L. (2016). Liolaemus duellmani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T178295A61322052. Downloaded on 31 May 2021.

Nenda, Santiago J. et al. (2020). Rediscovery of Liolaemus duellmani Cei, 1978 (Iguania: Liolaemidae): Description of a Female Found Near the Type Locality. South American J. of Herpetology 18(1): 42-45.


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