Darwin’s Iguana, Diplolaemus darwinii

Patagonian endemic reptile that inhabits steppe shrublands.

Scarcely recorded in northeast Magallanes, Chile, more distributed in Patagonia Argentina.
It shelters among rocks and crevices of slag heaps and volcanic conglomerate.
Oviparous, insectivorous.

Diplolaemus_darwinii. pdf

© Enid Phreaner
© Enid Phreaner
https://www.instagram.com/gmunozs/
© Guillermo Muñoz, https://www.instagram.com/gmunozs
© Enid Phreaner

CONSTANZA’S TREE IGUANA, LIOLAEMUS CONSTANZAE, SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA, CHILE

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Constanza’s Tree Iguana  ©Alvaro Barrientos, Far South Expeditions.

An adult male Constanza’s Tree Iguana, Liolaemus constanzae takes a last sunbath right before sunset in the banks of Vilama River near San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. It is one of the endemic reptiles we have between Parinacota and Antofagasta regions in Northern Chile.