Natural and Social Sciences of Patagonia

Lizards of Patagonia

Diversity, Systematics, Biogeography and Biology of the Reptiles at the End of the World

Editors: Morando, Mariana, Avila, Luciano Javier (Eds.)

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  • This is the first major review in this field in the last two decades Identifies general patterns in several co-distributed lizard speciesFocuses on lizards, which are one of the most important taxa in desert regions, and whose population dynamics are indicative of climate change

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This book presents a critical and integrated review of lizards from Patagonia. It summarizes the region’s geomorphological history and climatic aspects, which makes it possible to interpret, from an evolutionary perspective, the latest findings on the various natural history aspects of its lizard fauna. As such, the book will appeal to all researchers and professionals specialized in lizard ecology and evolution.

About the authors

Dr. Mariana Morando is a Principal Researcher at the National Research Council of Argentina, working at the Instituto Patagónico para el Estudio de los Ecosistemas Continentales of Puerto Madryn, Chubut, and Professor of Evolution and Genetics at the Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco. She completed her basic studies at the Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto in 1994, a Master at Brigham Young University (BYU, USA) in 2003, her PhD at Universidad Nacional de Tucumán in 2004 (Argentina), and a postdoctoral leave at BYU in 2014-2015. Her research focuses on phylogenetic and phylogeographic aspects of the Patagonian and northwestern lizard fauna of Argentina, mainly using molecular markers. She has authored or co-authored 117 peer-reviewed papers.
Dr. Luciano Javier Avila is a Principal Researcher at the National Research Council of Argentina working at the Instituto Patagónico para el Estudio de los Ecosistemas Continentales of Puerto Madryn, Chubut. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto in 1990, his PhD at the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman in 1996 and a postdoctoral stay at Brigham Young University (USA) in 2000-2004. His research focuses on the taxonomy, phylogeny and natural history of the southern South American Herpetofauna. He is the author or co-author of 195 articles and notes on species limits, phylogenies, phylogeographies, bioinventories, biogeography, spatial ecology and natural history (including 90 peer-reviewed articles), nearly 80% of which involved Patagonian lizards.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lizards of Patagonia
Book Subtitle
Diversity, Systematics, Biogeography and Biology of the Reptiles at the End of the World
Editors
  • Mariana Morando
  • Luciano Javier Avila
Series Title
Natural and Social Sciences of Patagonia
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-42752-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-42752-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-42751-1
Series ISSN
2662-3463
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 424
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 99 illustrations in colour
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