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Lagartija Pintada

Liolaemus pictus

Description:

Superior Taxa: Liolaemidae / Iguania / Squamata
Lagartija pintada, lagartija arborícola del sur, lagartija de vientre anaranjado o lagartija anaranjada (Liolaemus pictus) corresponde a un pequeño lagarto perteneciente a la familia Liolaemidae.
Son Insectívoros.
Son vivíparos

Painted lizard, small insectivore lizard. Viviparous.

Habitat:

De amplia distribución en el centro, sur de Chile y en la provincias argentinas de Neuquén, Río Negro y Chubut.
Viven en bosques altos de estratos abiertos o cerrados.


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14 Comments

Carolina Espinoza
Carolina Espinoza 4 years ago

Hermosa imagen Agustín,felicidades :)

Gracias Braulio!
Lo acabo de agregar. A ver si me gano un parche :)

Qué linda!
Deberías ponerla en la misión: 2012 Best wildlife Photo!

Thank you all!
These are a very pretty but overlooked lizard.
I'll try to get better pictures this summer.

harsuame
harsuame 4 years ago

hermosas escamas

Gumgoo
Gumgoo 4 years ago

Truly a gorgeous animal

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 4 years ago

A Beauty!

Thanks Karen and Francis, there's another one taken the day before, lower on the mountains. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/145...
I think I have one other good picture of these colourful ones.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 4 years ago

I found similar spotting in your spottings..those orange yellow patterns look pretty when zoomed...

FrancisQuintana
FrancisQuintana 4 years ago

Very nice! Do you have more spottings of this reptile?

KarenL
KarenL 4 years ago

What a beauty!

Thanks Adarsha, this species has great variation on their design and colour.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 4 years ago

Nice designs on the body...Nice spotting Augstin..

XIV Región de Los Ríos, Chile

Lat: -40.43, Long: -72.31

Spotted on Feb 15, 2012
Submitted on Oct 25, 2012

Reference

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