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Enyalius iheringii BOULENGER, 1885

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Higher TaxaLeiosauridae (Enyaliinae), Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Ihering's Fathead Anole
Portuguese: Camaleão, Camaleãozinho, Iguaninha, Iguaninha-Verde, Papa-Vento, Sinimbú-Verde 
SynonymEnyalius iheringii BOULENGER 1885: 192
Enyalius Iheringii — BOULENGER 1885: 120
Enyalius Iheringii — BOULENGER 1886: 426
Enyalius iheringii — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 118
Enyalius iheringii — FROST et al. 2001
Enyalius hieringii — TULLI et al. 2009 (in error)
Enyalius iheringii — RODRIGUES et al. 2014 
DistributionSE Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro)

Type locality: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.9.3-4 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: in Jackson 1978: 23 
CommentDistribution: See map in Breitman et al. 2019: 357 (Fig. 1). 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Hermann Friedrich Ibrecht von Ihering (1850-1930), German-Brazilian zoologist, malacologist, and geologist, and founder and long-time director of the Museu de Zoologia, São Paulo (1894-1916). 
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