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Higher TaxaPolychrotidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Brazilian Bush Anole
G: Spitzkopf-Buntleguan 
SynonymPolychrus acutirostris SPIX 1825: 15
Ecphymotes acutirostris — FITZINGER 1826: 49
Polychrus anomalus WIEGMANN 1834
Polychrus anomalus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 69
Laemanctus acutirostris — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 75
Ecphymotes acutirostris — GRAY 1845: 185
Polychrus acutirostris — BOULENGER 1885: 99
Polychrus anomalus — BOETTGER 1885
Polychrus marmoratus acutirostris — BURT & BURT 1933: 41
Polychrus acutirostris — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 233
Polychrus acutirostris — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Polychrus acutirostris — CACCIALI et al. 2016 
DistributionS/E Brazil (Bahia, Goias, Pernambuco, Mato Grosso, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Piauí, Paraíba), Paraguay, Argentina, E Bolivia (Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Santz Cruz, Tarija, Formosa)

Type locality: Bahia, Brazil.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesTypes: ZSM 490/0 (lost), number of specimens unknown (FRANZEN & GLAW 2007) 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy following that of CEI 1993 and Avila-Pires 1995.

Distribution: not in Uruguay (M. Hoogmoed, pers. comm., 19 Feb 2013, based on a thesis by C. Nogueira). 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “acuere” = sharp, or “acutus” = sharpened, pointed, or “acumen” = tip, or “acus” = needle; “rostrum” = beak, proboscis, or trunk. 
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