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Enyalius leechii (BOULENGER, 1885)

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Enyaliinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLeeh's Fathead Anole 
SynonymEnyalioides leechii BOULENGER 1885: 473
Garbesaura garbei AMARAL 1933: 64
Enyalius leechii ETHERIDGE 1969: 252
Enyalius leechii — PETERS et al. 1970: 118
Enyalius leechii— FROST et al. 2001
Enyalius leechii — PIANKA & VITT 2003: 67
Enyalius lechii — FREITAS et al. 2012 
DistributionBrazil (Para, Rondônia, N Mato Grosso)

Type locality: Santarem, Brazil.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 
Diagnosis 
CommentProbably also in Bolivia (fide LANGSTROTH 2005) 
Etymology 
References
  • Amaral, A. do 1933. Estudos sobre Lacertilios neotropicos. I. novos generos e especies de largartos do Brasil. Mem. Inst. Butantan 7 [1932]: 51-75 - get paper here
  • Avila-Pires,T.C.S. 1995. Lizards of Brazilian Amazonia (Reptilia: Squamata). Zoologische Verhandelingen 299: 1-706 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • 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
  • Etheridge, R. 1969. A review of the Iguanid lizard genus Enyalius. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology 18 (8): 233-260 - get paper here
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de; Diogo Veríssimo, Saymon de Albuquerque and Tiago de Oliveira Lima 2012. Distribution extension for the lizard Enyalius lechii (Boulenger, 1885) (Squamata: Leiosauridae): Third record for the state of Rondônia, Brazil. Herpetology Notes 5: 33-34 - get paper here
  • Frost, Darrel R.; Richard Etheridge; Daniel Janies and Tom A. Titus 2001. Total evidence, sequence alignment, evolution of polychrotid lizards, and a reclassification of the Iguania (Squamata, Iguania). American Museum Novitates 3343: 1-22 - get paper here
  • Jackson J F 1978. Differentiation in the genera Enyalius and Strobilurus (Iguanidae): implications for Pleistocene climatic changes in eastern Brazil. Arquivos de Zoologia 30(1) 1978: 1-79
  • Nascimento F Paiva do; de Avila-Pires T C Sauer; da Cunha O Rodrigues 1987. Os repteis da area de Carajas, Para, Brasil (Squamata). 2. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi NOVA SERIE ZOOLOGIA 3(1) 1987: 33-65
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Pianka, E.R. & Vitt, L.J. 2003. Lizards - Windows to the Evolution of Diversity. University of California Press, Berkeley, 347 pp. [review in Copeia 2004: 955] - get paper here
  • RIBEIRO-JÚNIOR, MARCO A. 2015. Catalogue of distribution of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from the Brazilian Amazonia. I. Dactyloidae, Hoplocercidae, Iguanidae, Leiosauridae, Polychrotidae, Tropiduridae. Zootaxa 3983 (1): 001–110
  • Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Carolina Elena Viña Bertolotto, Renata Cecília Amaro, Yatiyo Yonenaga-Yassuda, Eliza Maria Xavier Freire, Katia Cristina Machado Pellegrino 2014. Molecular phylogeny, species limits, and biogeography of the Brazilian endemic lizard genus Enyalius (Squamata: Leiosauridae): An example of the historical relationship between Atlantic Forests and Amazonia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 81: 137-146, DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.07.019 - get paper here
  • Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Marco Antonio de Freitas, Thais Figueiredo Santos Silva, and Carolina Elena Viña Bertolotto 2006. A new species of lizard genus Enyalius (Squamata, Leiosauridae) from the highlands of Chapada Diamantina, State of Bahia, Brazil, with a key to species. Phyllomedusa 5 (1): 11-24 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini, P. E. 1973. Garbesaura garbei Amaral, 1933, a synonym of Enyalius leechii (Boulinger, 1885)(Sauria, Iguanidae). Papéis Avulsos Zoologia (Sáo Paulo) 27 (13): 173-175
  • Vitt, Laurie J.; Avila-Pires, Teresa C.S.; Zani, Peter A. 1996. Observations on the Ecology of the rare Amazonian lizard, Enyalius leechii (Polychrotidae). Herpetological Natural History 4 (1): 77-82
 
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