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Anolis festae PERACCA, 1904

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesVeronica's Anole 
SynonymAnolis festae PERACCA 1904: 4
Anolis festae – PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 53
Dactyloa festae — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionW Ecuador (lowlands), Colombia (Nariño)

Type locality: Balzar, Ecuador  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MRSN (= MSNTO) R2895 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Enrico Festa (1868-1939), an Italian zoologist. He visited Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria (1893) and collected in Panama and Ecuador (1895-1898). He worked for Museo e Instituto di Zoologia Sistematica dell'Universita di Torino (1899-1923) as Deputy Assistant Professor (1899), retiring as Honorary Vice Director (Beolens et al. 2011: 89). 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Medina-Rangel, Guido F.;, María Alejandra Pinto-E. and Martha L. Calderón-Espinosa 2018. First record of the Veronica´s Anolis Anolis festae (Squamata, Dactyloidae) in Colombia Herpetology Notes 11: 725-728
  • Miyata, Kenneth I. 2013. Studies on the Ecology and Population Biology of Little Known Ecuadorian Anoles. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 161(2):45-78 - 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
  • Peracca, M. G. 1904. Viaggio del Dr. Enrico Festa nell Ecuador e regioni vicine. Boll. Mus. Zool. Comp. Anat. Univ. Torino 19 (465): 1-41
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
 
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