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Enyalioides binzayedi VENEGAS, TORRES-CARVAJAL, DURAN & DE QUEIROZ, 2013

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Higher TaxaHoplocercidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymEnyalioides binzayedi VENEGAS, TORRES-CARVAJAL, DURAN & DE QUEIROZ 2013 
DistributionPeru (Picota)

Type locality: Chambirillo close to the Checkpoint 16 of the CAZNP (07°04’8.9”S, 76°00’51.2”W, 1122 m elevation), Provincia de Picota, Región San Martín, Perú  
TypesHolotype: CORBIDI 08828 (Fig. 7), an adult male, collected on 30 October 2010 by P. J. Venegas.
Paratypes. CORBIDI 08827, an adult female collected on 2 November 2010 by P. J. Venegas; CORBIDI 08786, 08787, 08788, 08789, adult females collected on 21 January 2011 by P. J. Venegas and V. Duran; CORBIDI 09215, 09216, a juvenile male and adult female, respectively, collected on 6 May 2011 by P. J. Venegas and V. Duran. All paratypes are from the same locality as the holotype. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific name is a noun in the genitive case and is a patronym honoring Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE, who created the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund (MBZSCF) to support species conservation projects around the globe. Field surveys leading to the discovery of the two species reported on in this paper were supported by a grant from the MBZSCF. 
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Venegas PJ, 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 - get paper here
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