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Enyalioides praestabilis (O’SHAUGHNESSY, 1881)

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Higher TaxaHoplocercidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Canelos woodlizard, Dwarf Iguana
S: lagartijas de palo de Canelos 
SynonymEnyalius praestabilis O’SHAUGHNESSY 1881: 240
Enyalioides praestabilis — BOULENGER 1885: 113
Enyalioides praestabilis — WIENS & ETHERIDGE 2003
Enyalioides praestabilis — TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2011 
DistributionE Ecuador, N Peru, S Colombia, elevation 200-2000 m.

Type locality: Pallatanga [in error] and Canelos, Ecuador [1°59'S, 78°57' W], 2248 m elevation; restricted to Canelos [Provincia Pastaza, 1°34'60''S, 77°45'W, 631 m elevation by TORRES-CARVAJAL et al. 2011.  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.9.15, (2) 
CommentSynonymy partly that of PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • O'shaughnessy,A.W.E. 1881. An account of the collection of lizards made by Mr. Buckley in Ecuador, and now in the British Museum, with descritions of the new species. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 227-245 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, O.; Almenáriz, A.; Valencia, J.; Yúnez-Muñoz, M. & Reyes, J.P. 2008. A new species of Enyalioides (Iguanidae: Hoplocercinae) from southwestern Ecuador. Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 48 (20): 227-235 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; Kevin de Queiroz & Richard Etheridge 2009. A new species of iguanid lizard (Hoplocercinae, Enyalioides) from southern Ecuador with a key to eastern Ecuadorian Enyalioides. ZooKeys 27: 59–71 - get paper here
  • Torres-Carvajal, Omar; RICHARD ETHERIDGE & KEVIN DE QUEIROZ 2011. A systematic revision of Neotropical lizards in the clade Hoplocercinae (Squamata: Iguania). Zootaxa 2752: 1–44 - 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
  • Wiens, John J. and Richard E. Etheridge 2003. Phylogenetic relationships of Hoplocercid lizards: coding and combining meristic, morphometric, and polymorphic data using step matrices. Herpetologica 59 (3): 375-398 - get paper here
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