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Anolis tetarii (BARROS, WILLIAMS & VILORIA, 1996)

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPhenacosaurus tetarii BARROS, WILLIAMS & VILORIA 1996
Anolis tetarii — POE 1998
Dactyloa tetarii — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionW Venezuela (Cerro de la Perijá)

Type locality: roads that lead to the Páramo del Tetari, Sierra de Perijá, Estado Zulia, Venezuela (10° 06’ 34’’ N, 72° 53’ 00’’ W), 2790 m elevation.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MBLUZ R-215, adul male 
Diagnosis 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa heteroderma species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. Tetari is the name that the Yukpa Indians have given to the second highest peak in the Serranía de Preijá (3,575 m elevation) 
References
  • Barros,T., Williams,E.E. & Viloria,A.L. 1996. The genus Phenacosaurus (Squamata: Iguania) in western Venezuela: Phenacosaurus tetarii new species, Phenacosaurus euskalerriari, new species, and Phenacosaurus nicefori Dunn, 1944. Breviora (504): 1-30 - 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
  • Poe, Steven 1998. Skull characters and the cladistic relationships of the Hispaniolan dwarf twig Anolis. Herpetological Monographs 12: 192-236 - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
 
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