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Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is thought to be known only from its type locality, Los Quenes, Cordillera de Curico, Maule, Chile. However, it may also occur in the surrounding suitable habitat.
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Continent: South-America
Distribution: Chile (Cordillera de Curico)  
Type locality: “Los Queñes, Kord. von Curicó, 1500 m” (original description), “1400-1500 m” elevation (jar label) [Chile]
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species was collected from an area where the habitat is Chilean shrubland.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2010

Assessor/s
Espinoza, R.

Reviewer/s
Böhm, M., Collen, B. & Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)

Contributor/s
De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.

Justification
Liolaemus curicensis has been assessed as Data Deficient due to the lack of population and accurate distribution data available. Further research into the threats, habitat status, and distribution of this species is needed before an accurate assessment of its conservation status can be made.
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Population

Population
There are no population data available for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
This species is known from a heavily populated area of Chile, where ongoing urban expansion and infrastructure developments are potential threats to the species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Further research into the distribution, habitat status and threats to this little known species is required. Population monitoring is also recommended.
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