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Anolis limon VELASCO & HURTADO-GÓMEZ, 2014

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis limon VELASCO & HURTADO-GÓMEZ 2014 
DistributionColombia (Antioquia)

Type locality: department of Antioquia, Gómez Plata municipality, Vereda La Clara, Hacienda Vegas de la Clara; 6°34’53”N, 75°11’43’’W (1093 m elevation). Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MHUA-R 11760; adult male, collected by Wilmar Munera on April 22, 2008 (Figure 1, 2 and 3).
Paratypes (all from Colombia). MHUA-R 10053, 11267 collected in department of Antioquia, Yolombo municipality, Normandia, 6°44'6''N, 75°4'51''W (935 m); MHUA-R 10939 department of Antioquia, Amalfi municipality, vereda San Ignacio, 6°54'43''N, 75°4'42''W (1000 m); MHUA-R 11020 collected in department of Caldas, Norcasia municipality, vereda El Tigre, 5°33'32.7''N, 74°52'5,6''W (520 m); MHUA-R 11248 collected in department of Antioquia, Anor municipality, vereda El Retiro 6°48'46.66''N, 75°3'34,34''W (1538 m). 
EtymologyThe specific name limon makes reference to the resemblance of the body color of the females to the green color of the fruits of the lemon tree (Citrus x lemon). 
  • BATISTA, ABEL; MILAN VESELY, KONRAD MEBERT, SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT & GUNTHER KÖHLER 2015. A new species of Dactyloa from eastern Panama, with comments on other Dactyloa species present in the region. Zootaxa 4039 (1): 057–084 - get paper here
  • VELASCO, JULIÁN A. & JUAN PABLO HURTADO-GÓMEZ 2014. A new green anole lizard of the "Dactyloa" clade (Squamata: Dactyloidae) from the Magdalena river valley of Colombia. Zootaxa 3785 (2): 201–216 - get paper here
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