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Anadia altaserrania HARRIS & AYALA, 1987

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAnadia altaserrania HARRIS & AYALA 1987 
DistributionColombia (Magdalena)

Type locality: between Duriameina (10°39' N, 73°39' W) and Mamancanaca (10°43' N, 73°39' W), Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Dept. Magdalena, Colombia, 3383-3452 m elevation. Map legend:
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TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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TypesHolotype: UMMZ 85597 
EtymologyThe Spanish-based name, altaserrania, is in reference to the high montane habitat of this species. 
  • Arredondo, Juan C. 2013. A new species of gymnophthalmid lizard of the genus Anadia (Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae) from Northern Andes of Colombia. Amphibia-Reptilia 34 (2): 173-184. - get paper here
  • Harris D M; Ayala S C 1987. A new Anadia (Sauria: Teiidae) from Colombia and restoration of Anadia pamplonensis Dunn to species status. Herpetologica 43 (2): 182-190 - get paper here
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