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Anolis cuscoensis POE, YAÑEZ-MIRANDA & LEHR, 2008

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis cuscoensis POE, YAÑEZ-MIRANDA & LEHR 2008
Dactyloa cuscoensis — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 

Type locality: Cusco, 72 km north of Paucartambo on Paucartambo-Itahuania road, Peru, 13°03’30’’ S 71°33’54’’, 1624 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: MZUNAP 02.000191 (Museo de la Universidad de Amazonía Peruana) 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific name cuscoensis refers to the type locality of the new species which is located in the Departamento de Cusco. 
  • CATENAZZI, A., LEHR, E. & VON MAY, R. 2013. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Biota Neotrop. 13(4): 269-283
  • 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
  • Poe, Steven and Christian Yañez-Miranda 2008. Another New Species of Green Anolis (Squamata: Iguania) from the Eastern Andes of Peru. Journal of Herpetology 42 (3): 564 - get paper here
  • Poe, Steven; Christian Yañez-Miranda, and Edgar Lehr 2008. Notes on Variation in Anolis boettgeri Boulenger 1911, Assessment of the Status of Anolis albimaculatus Henle and Ehrl 1991, and Description of a New Species of Anolis (Squamata: Iguania) Similar to Anolis boettgeri. Journal of Herpetology 42 (2): 251-259 - get paper here
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