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Anolis gemmosus O’SHAUGHNESSY, 1875

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: O'Shaughnessy's Anole, Andes Anole
S: Camaleón sudamericano gema del subtrópico 
SynonymAnolis gemmosus O’SHAUGHNESSY 1875
Anolis gemmosus — BOULENGER 1885: 60
Anolis andianus BOULENGER 1885: 60
Anolis andianus — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 47
Anolis gemmosus — PETERS et al. 1970: 54
Anolis gemmosus — AYALA-VARELA & VELASCO 2010
Dactyloa gemmosa — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionEcuador, Colombia (Nariño)

Type locality: unknown (fide PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970).

andianus: Ecuador; Type locality: Milligalli, Ecuador, 2060 m elevation. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.13.32
Holotype: BMNH [andianus] 
CommentThe paper by O’SHAUGHNESSY is not present in our AMNH collection. A. andianus has been synonymized with A. gemmosus by Williams & Duellman (1984).

Species groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
References
  • Arteaga AF, Bustamante-Enríquez LM and Guayasamin JM 2013. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindo. http://www.tropicalherping.com - get paper here
  • Ayala-Varela, F.P.; Velasco, J.A. 2010. A new species of dactyloid anole (SQUAMATA: IGUANIDAE) from the western Andes of Ecuador. Zootaxa 2577: 46–56 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Carrera, C. et al. 2009. Guía de Campo de los Pequeños Vertebrados del Distrito Metropolitano de Quito (DMQ). Publicación Miscelánea N° 5. Serie de Publicaciones del Museo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales (MECN) – Fondo Ambiental del MDMQ. 1-89 pp. Imprenta Nuevo Arte. Quito-Ecuador.
  • Miyata, Kenneth I. 2013. Studies on the Ecology and Population Biology of Little Known Ecuadorian Anoles Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 161(2):45-78 - get paper here
  • O’Shaughnessy,A.W.E. 1875. List and revision of the species of Anolidae in the British Museum collection, with descriptions of new species. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 15: 270-281 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Williams E E; Duellman W E 1984. Anolis fitchi, a new species of the Anolis aequatorialis group from Ecuador and Colombia. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS OF THE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY (No. 10) 1984: 257-266 - get paper here
  • Yánez-Muñoz, Mario H.; Miguel A. Urgilés, Marco Altamirano B., Stalin R. Cáceres S. 2010. Redescripción de Anolis proboscis Peters & Orcés (Reptilia: Polychrotidae), con el descubrimiento de las hembras de la especie y comentarios sobre su distribución y taxonomía. Avances 2:
 
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