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Anolis limon VELASCO & HURTADO-GÓMEZ, 2014

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
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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Reproductionoviparous 
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). 
Comment 
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). 
References
  • 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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