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Anadia bogotensis (PETERS, 1863)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBogota Anadia 
SynonymEcpleopus (Xestosaurus) bogotensis PETERS 1863: 217
Anadia bogotensis — BOULENGER 1885: 400
Anadia bogotensis — DONOSO-BARROS 1968
Anadia bogotensis — BAUER et al. 1995: 57
Anadia bogotensis — MEDINA-RANGEL 2013 
DistributionColombia (Caldas, Cundinamarca, Boyacá)

Type locality: Sta. Fé de Bogotá” [Cundinamarca, Colombia]  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: ZMB, RMNH 
Diagnosis 
CommentDistribution: Burt and Burt (1930) report a specimen from Chama River (Merida) under the wrong name of bitaeniata (fide DONOSO-BARROS 1968).

Type species: Ecpleopus (Xestosaurus) bogotensis PETERS 1863 is the type species of the genus Xestosaurus PETERS 1862, now a synonym of Anadia GRAY 1845. 
Etymology 
References
  • Bauer, A.M. and R. Günther 1994. An annotated type catalogue of the teiid and microteiid lizards in the Zoological Museum, Berlin (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae and Gymnophthalmidae). Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 70:267-280
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • Calderón-Espinosa, Martha L.; Adriana Jerez and Guido F. Medina-Rangel 2018. Living in the Extremes: The Thermal Ecology of Communal Nests of the Highland Andean Lizard Anadia bogotensis (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) Current Herpetology Aug 2018, Vol. 37, No. 2: 158-171. - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1968. The lizards of Venezuela (checklist and key). Carib. J. Sci. 8 (3-4): 105-122
  • Dunn, Emmett R. 1944. Herpetology of the Bogota area. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exacta, Fisicas y Naturales 6: 68-81
  • Loveridge, A. 1929. A new Anadia from Colombia with remarks on other members of the genus. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 42: 99-102 - get paper here
  • Medina-Rangel, Guido F. 2013. Anadia bogotensis (Bogota anadia lizard) nesting. Herpetological Review 44 (2): 312-313
  • Mendoza R., J.S. & Rodriguez-Barbosa, C.A. 2017. Anadia bogotensis (Bogota Anadia) Communal nesting and ant invasion. Herpetological Review 48 (3): 632-633.
  • Peters, W. 1862. Über Cercosaura und die mit dieser Gattung verwandten Eidechsen aus Südamerika. Abh. Berlin Akad. 1862: 165-225
 
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