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Taxonomy of the family Leiosauridae
Bibliography of the genus Anisolepis
Biodiversity of the family Leiosauridae








Genus
Anisolepis

South American Tree Iguanas

Südamerikanische Baumleguane

Sydamerikanske Træleguaner

1885 Anisolepis Boulenger (type species: Anisolepis iheringii Boulenger 1885)
1891 Aptycholaemus Boulenger (type species: Aptycholaemus longicauda Boulenger 1891; syn. Etheridge & Williams 1991)
Contents: 3 species, none of which are endemic.
Distribution: Argentina, Brazil (Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo), Paraguay, Uruguay.

Anisolepis grilli

Palmeira Tree Iguana, (Boulenger's Tree Lizard)

Palmeira-Baumleguan

Palmeira Træleguan

1891 Anisolepis grilli Boulenger
1896 Anisolepis lionotus Werner (Cei 1993)

Remarks: Two doubtful records from Uruguay.
Distribution: Argentina, Brazil (Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo).


Anisolepis longicauda

Long-tailed Tree Iguana, Long-tailed Lizard

Südamerikanische Langschwanz-Baumleguan

Sydamerikansk Langhalet Træleguan

1891 Aptycholaemus longicauda Boulenger
Anisolepis longicauda Etheridge & Williams 1991
1895 Anisolepis argentinus Koslowsky (Cei 1993)

Distribution: Argentina, Brazil (Sao Paulo), Paraguay.


Anisolepis undulatus

Brazilian Tree Iguana, (Wiegmann's Tree Lizard)

Brasilianischer Baumleguan

Brasiliansk Træleguan

1834 Laemanctus undulatus Wiegmann
Ecphymotes undulatus Gray 1845
Anisolepis undulatus Boulenger 1887
1885 Anisolepis iheringii Boulenger (Cei 1993)
1895 Anisolepis bruchi Koslowsky (Cei 1993)

Remarks: Records from Parana (Bernils & Moura-Leite 1990) refer to grilli (Bernils Moura-Leite 2010). Presence in Argentina is regarded as doubtful (Avila, Martinez & Morando 2013).
Distribution: Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay.