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Enyalioides anisolepis TORRES-CARVAJAL, VENEGAS & DE QUEIROZ, 2015

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Higher TaxaHoplocercidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesEnglish: rough-scaled woodlizard
Spanish: lagartija de palo de escamas ásperas 
SynonymEnyalioides anisolepis TORRES-CARVAJAL, VENEGAS & DE QUEIROZ 2015 
DistributionN Peru (Cajamarca), S Ecuador (Zamora-Chinchipe: elevation 724– 1742 m on the Amazonian slopes of the Andes)

Type locality: eastern bank of the Mayo river, 4.5 km ESE Zumba, -4.88605°S, -79.08738°W (DD), 765 m elevation, Provincia Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype. QCAZ 12537 (Fig. 5), an adult male, collected on 11 April 2014 by D.A. Paucar, D. Almeida-Reinoso, G. Galarza and D. Pareja.
Paratypes (14). ECUADOR: Provincia Zamora-Chinchipe: QCAZ 12521, juve- nile with the same collection data as the holotype except -4.88673°S, -79.08744°W, 738 m; QCAZ 12527, adult male (Fig. 6) with the same collection data as the holo- type except -4.87147°S, -79.08542°W, 738 m; QCAZ 12528, juvenile with the same collection data as the holotype except -4.87136°S, -79.08534°W, 738 m; QCAZ 12531, female with the same collection data as the holotype except -4.87808°S, -79.08956°W, 738 m; QCAZ 12535, juvenile (Fig. 6) with the same collection data as the holotype except -4.88658°S, -79.08747°W, 731 m; QCAZ 12536, juvenile with the same collection data as the holotype except -4.88622°S, -79.08737°W, 744 m; QCAZ 12552, female (Fig. 6) with the same collection data as the holotype except -4.87589°S, -79.08995°W, 741 m; QCAZ 12551, juvenile with the same collection data as the holotype except -4.87521°S, -79.08965°W, 724 m, collected on 12 April 2014; QCAZ 12517, adult male from Nuevo Paraíso, 700 m NW on road to Las Tres Aguas, -4,87109°S, -78,97579°W, 1742 m, collected on 10 April 2014 by the same collectors as the holotype; QCAZ 8395, female from Chito, sector Los Planes, -4.89814°S, -78.98095°W, collected on 16 February 2008 by S. Aldás-Alarcón; QCAZ 8515, female from Chito, sector Los Planes, -4.89726°S, -78.98191°W, collected on 18 February 2008 by S. Aldás-Alarcón; QCAZ 8428, female from Chito, 4.82037°S, -78.96247°W, 1724 m, collected on 14 February 2008 by S. Aldás-Alarcón. PERU: Provincia San Ignacio: Región Cajamarca: CORBIDI 870, female from Alto Ihua- maca-Namballe, -5.19448°S, -79.08048°W, 1616 m, collected on 26 August 2008 by M. Dobiey; MUSM 20675, adult female from El Sauce, Tabaconas Namballe National Sanctuary, -5.17897°S, -79.16347°W, 1600 m, collected in April 2003 by C. Aguilar. 
Comment 
EtymologyThe specific epithet anisolepis is a noun (in apposition) in the nomina- tive singular and derives from the Greek words anisos (= unequal) and lepis (= scale). It refers to the heterogeneous scales on the dorsum, flanks and hind limbs of lizards of this species. 
References
  • Kwet, A. 2016. Liste der im Jahr 2015 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2016 (3): 56-67 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Venegas PJ, de Queiroz K 2015. Three new species of woodlizards (Hoplocercinae, Enyalioides) from northwestern South America. ZooKeys 494: 107-132. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.494.8903 - get paper here
 
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