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Anolis propinquus WILLIAMS, 1984

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis propinquus WILLIAMS 1984
Dactyloa propinqua — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionColombia (Valle del Cauca)

Type locality: Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Rio Calima, 1.5 km W Lago Calima.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: KU 169833 
CommentThe name comes from the latin for “neighbour”, because it is a neighbour of the previously described Anolis calimae.

Species groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
References
  • Castro-Herrera, F. & Vargas-Salinas, F. 2008. Anfibios y reptiles en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 251 - 277 - 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
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Valencia-Zuleta A, Jaramillo-Martínez AF, Echeverry-Bocanegra A, Viáfara-Vega R, Hernández-Córdoba O, Cardona-Botero VE, Gutiérrez-Zúñiga J, Castro-Herrera F. 2014. Conservation status of the herpetofauna, protected areas, and current problems in Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 8 (2): 1–18 (e87) - get paper here
  • Williams E E 1984. New or problematic Anolis from Colombia. 2. Anolis propinquus, another new species from the cloud forest of western Colombia. Breviora (477): 1-7 - get paper here
 
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