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Anadia pulchella RUTHVEN, 1926

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesRuthven's Anadia 
SynonymAnadia pulchella RUTHVEN 1926
Anadia pulchella — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 41
Anadia pulchella — HARRIS & AYALA 1987 
DistributionColombia (Magdalena, Cesar)

Type locality: La Cumbre, Hacienda Vista Nieve, Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia, elevation 2100 m. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: UMMZ 63333 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “pulchella” = pretty. 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ruthven,A.G. 1926. A new species of Anadia from the Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia. Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan (177): 1-3
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