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Enyalius perditus JACKSON, 1978

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Enyaliinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymEnyalius perditus JACKSON 1978: 24
Enyalius perditus— FROST et al. 2001
Enyalius perditus — RODRIGUES et al. 2014 
DistributionSE Brazil (Sao Paulo)

Type locality: Brasil, Sao Paulo, Estacao Biologica de Boraceia.  
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 42685 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: in Jackson 1978: 23 
EtymologyFrom the Latin perditus, meaning lost, in reference to the previous taxonomic confusion of this species with catenatus. 
  • Barreto-Lima, A. F., Ê. O. Pires & B. M. Sousa 2013. Activity, foraging mode and microhabitat use of Enyalius perditus (Squamata) in a disturbed Atlantic rainforest in southeastern Brazil. Salamandra 49 (4): 177-185 - get paper here
  • Barreto-Lima, André Felipe 2017. Skin shedding in Enyalius perditus (Jackson 1978). Herpetology Notes 10: 463-471 - 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
  • Maia-Carneiro, Thiago; Tatiana Motta-Tavares, Davor Vrcibradic, Mara C. Kiefer, Thiago A. Dorigo, Carlos F. D. Rocha, and Monique Van Sluys 2016. Feeding habits of Enyalius perditus (Squamata: Leiosauridae) in an Atlantic Forest remnant in southeastern Brazil Phyllomedusa 15 (1): 21-27 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Souza Filho, Gilberto Alves de; Fernanda Stender de Oliveira 2015. Squamate reptiles from Mauá Hydroelectric Power Plant, state of Paraná, southern Brazil. Check List 11 (6): 1800 - get paper here
  • Vargas, Sarah M.; Marcelo de Oliveira Santos, Iara Alves Novelli, Celso Henrique Varela-Rios, Lúcio Moreira Campos Lima, Priscila da Silva Lucas, Pilar Cozendey, Raquel Morais Paiva, Samuel Campos Gomides, Sara Malaguti, and Bernadete Maria de Sousa 2015. Genetic diversity and structure of two species of Enyalius (Squamata: Leiosauridae) from neotropical biodiversity hotspots Phyllomedusa 14 (2): 99-111 - get paper here
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