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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
Dactyloa anoriensis — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionColombia (Central Andes, Antioquia)

Type locality: Colombia: Vereda El Retiro, Anorí municipality, Antioquia department, 6°59'00"N, 75°8'05"W, 1374 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: MHUA 11719 (field number JAV 218), adult male, collected on 10–13 January 2005 by Julián Velasco, Rosario Castañeda, and Paul D. Gutiérrez. 
CommentSimilar species: A. eulaemus, A. fitchi

Species groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyThe specific name anoriensis refers to the lo- cality where the new species was found, the municipality of Anorí, a town on the eastern flank of the Cordillera Central in the department of Antioquia (Colombia). 
  • Marín, Carlos M.; Juan D. Vásquez-Restrepo, Juan D. Sepúlveda; Daza, Juan M. 2017. On geographic distribution and morphological variation of the poorly known lizard Anolis anoriensis Velasco, Gutiérrez-Cárdenas & Quintero-Angel, 2010 (Squamata: Dactyloidae) Herpetology Notes 10: 643-645 - get paper here
  • NICHOLSON, KIRSTEN E.; BRIAN I. CROTHER, CRAIG GUYER & JAY M. SAVAGE 2012. It is time for a new classification of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Zootaxa 3477: 1–108
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Velasco, Julián Andrés; Paul David A. Gutiérrez-Cárdenas & Andrés Quintero-Angel 2010. A new species of Anolis of the aequatorialis group (Squamata: Iguania) from the central Andes of Colombia. The Herpetological Journal 20: 231–236 - get paper here
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