27-09-2023 - Gardel’s sand-dune lizard
Conservation of the microendemic and recently-discovered lizard (Liolaemus gardeli; Squamata, Liolaemidae) in South America. The region encompasses an area of relict dunes within the Tacurembó River basin. Liolaemus gardeli is a newly discovered lizard species, described for a very restricted distribution and endemic to a single locality, this species occurs in dunes with sandy soils and patches of herbaceous vegetation.
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