Liolaemus kuhlmanni

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Liolaemus kuhlmanni
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Liolaemidae
Genus: Liolaemus
Species: L. kuhlmanni
Binomial name
Liolaemus kuhlmanni
L. Müller & Hellmich, 1933
  • Liolaemus nigromaculatus kuhlmanni
    L. Müller & Hellmich, 1933
  • Liolaemus kuhlmanni
    Ortiz, 1981[1]

Liolaemus kuhlmanni (Kuhlman's tree iguana or the smooth-throated lizard) is a species of lizard in the family Iguanidae. The species is endemic to Chile, with occurrence noted in the Chilean matorral.


The specific name, kuhlmanni, is in honor of Dr. O. Kuhlmann who collected the holotype.[2]


  1. ^ "Liolaemus kuhlmanni ". The Reptile Database.
  2. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Liolaemus kuhlmanni, p. 147).

Further reading[edit]

  • Müller L, Hellmich W. 1933. "Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Herpetofauna Chiles. VII. Der Rassenkreis der Liolaemus nigromaculatus". Zoologischer Anzeiger 103: 128-142. (Liolaemus nigromaculatus kuhlmanni, new subspecies). (in German).
  • Ortiz JC. 1981. "Estudio multivariado de las especies de Liolaemus del grupo nigromaculatus (Squamata – Iguanidae) ". Anales del Museo de Historia Natural, Valparaiso 14: 247-265. (Liolaemus kuhlmanni, new combination). (in Spanish).

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