Enyalioides

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Enyalioides
Enyalioides rubrigularis male head.jpg
Enyalioides rubrigularis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Hoplocercidae
Genus: Enyalioides
Boulenger, 1885

Enyalioides is a genus of lizards in the Hoplocercidae family. The genus is endemic to the northern part of South America and Panama.

Common names: woodlizards,[1] wood lizards.[citation needed]

Species[edit]

Currently, 15 species are recognized:[2]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Enyalioides altotambo.jpg Enyalioides altotambo Torres-Carvajal, Venegas & de Queiroz, 2015 tropical northwestern Andes in Ecuador
Enyalioides anisolepis Torres-Carvajal, Venegas & de Queiroz, 2015 Amazonian slopes of the Andes range in southern Ecuador and northern Peru.
Holotype of Enyalioides azulae - ZooKeys-277-069-g001-top.jpg Enyalioides azulae Venegas, Torres-Carvajal, Duran & de Queiroz, 2013 Peru
Adult female of Enyalioides binzayedi - ZooKeys-277-069-g009-F.jpg Enyalioides binzayedi Venegas, Torres-Carvajal, Duran & de Queiroz, 2013 Peru
Enyalioides cofanorum Duellman, 1973 Cofán wood lizard Colombia & Ecuador
Enyalioides heterolepis.JPG Enyalioides heterolepis (Bocourt, 1874) Bocourt's Dwarf Iguana Colombia; Ecuador; Panama
Enyalioides laticeps.jpg Enyalioides laticeps (Guichenot, 1855) Amazon wood lizard Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and Peru
Enyalioides microlepis (O’Shaughnessy, 1881) small-scaled woodlizard, Tiny-scale Dwarf Iguana Ecuador (east of the Andes), S Colombia, N Peru
Enyalioides oshaughnessyi (Boulenger, 1881) red-eyed woodlizard, O'Shaughnessy's Dwarf Iguana N Ecuador, S Colombia
Enyalioides palpebralis Peru2.jpg Enyalioides palpebralis (Boulenger, 1883) horned wood lizard northern Bolivia, western Brazil and eastern Peru
Enyalioides praestabilis male.jpg Enyalioides praestabilis (O’Shaughnessy, 1881) blue-spotted wood lizard Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
Enyalioides rubrigularis male 3.jpg Enyalioides rubrigularis Torres-Carvajal, De Queiroz & Etheridge, 2009[3] red-throated wood lizard Ecuador
Enyalioides rudolfarndti Venegas, Duran, Landauro & Lujan, 2011 C Peru
Enyalioides sophiarothschildae Torres-Carvajal, Venegas & de Queiroz, 2015 Cordillera Central in northeastern Peru
Enyalioides touzeti Torres-Carvajal, Almendáriz, Valencia, Yánez-Muñoz & Reyes, 2008[4] Touzet's woodlizards SW Ecuador (Azuay), NW Peru

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Enyalioides.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Venegas, P.; Torres-Carvajal, O.; Duran, V.; De Queiroz, K. (2013). "Two sympatric new species of woodlizards (Hoplocercinae, Enyalioides) from Cordillera Azul National Park in northeastern Peru". ZooKeys. 277: 69–90. doi:10.3897/zookeys.277.3594. PMC 3677373. PMID 23794824.
  2. ^ 15 in Reptile Database, including two described in March 2013 by Venegas, P.; Torres-Carvajal, O.; Duran, V.; De Queiroz, K. (2013). "Two sympatric new species of woodlizards (Hoplocercinae, Enyalioides) from Cordillera Azul National Park in northeastern Peru". ZooKeys. 277: 69–90. doi:10.3897/zookeys.277.3594. PMC 3677373. PMID 23794824.
  3. ^ Torres-Carvajal, O.; de Queiroz, K.; Etheridge, R. (2009). "A new species of iguanid lizard (Hoplocercinae, Enyalioides) from southern Ecuador with a key to eastern Ecuadorian Enyalioides ". ZooKeys Archived February 9, 2010, at the Wayback Machine, 27: 59-71. doi:10.3897/zookeys.27.273
  4. ^ Torres-Carvajal, O.; Almendáriz, A.; Valencia, J.; Yánez-Muñoz, M.; Reyes, J.P. (2008). "A new species of Enyalioides (Iguanidae: Hoplocercinae) from southwestern Ecuador". Papéis Avulsos de Zoología 48: 227–235. doi:10.1590/S0031-10492008002000001

Further reading[edit]

  • Boulenger GA (1885). Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Second Edition. Volume II. Iguanidæ ... London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xiii + 497 pp. + Plates I-XXIV. (Enyaliodes, new genus, p. 112).

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