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Anadia petersi OFTEDAL, 1974

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesPeters' Anadia 
SynonymAnadia ocellata PETERS 1959: 121 (in error)
Anadia petersi OFTEDAL 1974 
DistributionSC Ecuador (Loja)

Type locality: Ecuador, Loja, San Ramon, near Loja. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: USNM 193221 
CommentSynonymy: after Oftedal (1974). 
EtymologyNamed after James A. Peters (1922-1972), American herpetologist, specializing on South American reptiles. 
  • Oftedal,O.T. 1974. A revision of the genus Anadia (Sauria, Teiidae). Arquivos de Zoologia, Sao Paulo 25: 203-265
  • Peters,J.A. 1959. Notas miscelaneas sobre saurios del Ecuador. Ciencia y Naturaleza 2: 118-124
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