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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesOcellated Anadia 
SynonymAnadia ocellata GRAY 1845: 58
Ecleopus (Euspondylus) ocellatus - PETERS 1862: 212
Chalcidolepis metallicus COPE 1875: 116
Ecpleopus (Chalcidolepis) metallicus - DUMÉRIL & BOCOURT 1879: 371
Leposoma ocellatum - COPE 1885
Leposoma metallicum - COPE 1885
Anadia metallica - GÜNTHER 1885: 30
Anadia metallica — BOULENGER 1885: 400
Anadia metallica metallica TAYLOR 1955: 535
Anadia metallica attenuata TAYLOR 1955: 537
Anadia metallica arborea TAYLOR 1955: 542
Anadia ocellata — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 41
Anadia ocellata — KÖHLER 2000: 99 
DistributionCosta Rica, Panama, Colombia (Antioquia, Córdoba)

metallica: Costa Rica; Type locality: Aguacate Mountains, Costa Rica

Type locality: “Tropical America” Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: BMNH 
CommentSynonymy that of Oftedal (1974). For additional references see Anadia marmorata.

Distribution: Not listed for Ecuador by TORRES-CARVAJAL 2001. Records of this species from Ecuador are misidentified specimens of A. petersi (Oftedal, 1974: 218).

Type species: Anadia ocellata GRAY 1845 is the type species of the genus Anadia GRAY 1845.

Definition (genus): see Oftedal 1974: 206.

Diagnosis (species): see Oftedal 1974: 215. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1875. On the Batrachia and Reptilia of Costa Rica with notes on the herpetology and ichthyology of Nicaragua and Peru. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia N.S. (2) 8: 93-183 [sometimes thought to be published 1876 but see Murphy et al. 2007 for clarification]] - get paper here
  • Gray, J. E. 1845. Catalogue of the specimens of lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Trustees of die British Museum/Edward Newman, London: xxvii + 289 pp. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • 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
  • Myers, Charles W.<br />Rivas Fuenmayor, Gilson; Jadin, Robert C. 2009. New species of lizards from Auyantepui and La Escalera in the Venezuelan Guayana, with notes on "microteiid" hemipenes (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae). American Museum Novitates (3660): 1-32 - get paper here
  • Oftedal,O.T. 1974. A revision of the genus Anadia (Sauria, Teiidae). Arq. Zool., Sao Paulo 25: 203-265
  • Savage, J.M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna Between Two Continents, Between Two Seas. University of Chicago Press, 934 pp. [review in Copeia 2003 (1): 205]
  • Taylor, E. H. 1956. A review of the lizards of Costa Rica. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 38 (part 1): 3-322 - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1955. Additions to the known herpetological fauna of Costa Rica with comments on other species. No. II. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 37: 499-575. - get paper here
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