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

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Higher TaxaHoplocercidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesEnglish: Rothschild’s woodlizard
Spanish: lagartija de palo de Rothschild 
SynonymEnyalioides sophiarothschildae TORRES-CARVAJAL, VENEGAS & DE QUEIROZ 2015 
DistributionPeru (Mariscal Cáceres)

Type locality: Río Lejía in the trail La Cueva-Añazco Pueblo, -6.83655°S; -77.48603°W (DD), 1700 m, Provincia Mariscal Cáceres, Región San Martín, Perú  
TypesHolotype: CORBIDI 647 (Fig. 8), an adult male, collected on 2 February 2008 by P.J. Venegas.
Paratypes (2). PERU: Región San Martín: Provincia Mariscal Cáceres: MUSM 21883-84, adult males, El Dorado, -6.76666°S; -77.54500°W, 1600m, collected on 5 December 2003 by P.J. Venegas. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is a noun in the genitive case and is a patronym honoring Sophia Rothschild in recognition of her financial support for the improve- ment of the herpetological collection of CORBIDI through the BIOPAT Program. 
  • Kwet, A. 2016. Liste der im Jahr 2015 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2016 (3): 56-67 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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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