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Anolis vanzolinii (WILLIAMS, ORCES, MATHEUS & BLEIWEISS, 1996)

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPhenacosaurus vanzolinii WILLIAMS, ORCES, MATHEUS & BLEIWEISS 1996
Phenacosaurus vanzolinii — TORRES-CARVAJAL 2001: 20
Anolis vanzolinii — POE 1998
Dactyloa vanzolinii — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionEcuador (Sucumbíos)

Type locality: south of La Alegría, 14 km (by road) from La Bonita, Sucumbíos, Ecuador (77° 38’ W, 00° 27’ N). Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MECN 0309 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa heteroderma species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyThe specific name is a homage to Dr. Paulo Emílio Vanzolini (1924-2013), one of the most distinguished Brazilian zoologists. About Vanzolini see Heyer (2004), Bastos & Sa 2011, and Dirksen 2013. 
References
  • Dirksen, Lutz 2013. Paulo Emilio Vanzolini. Ein Herpetologe aus Leidenschaft. Terraria-Elaphe 2013 (5): 52-54
  • 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
  • Torres-Carvajal, O. 2001. Lizards of Ecuador: Checklist, Distribution, and Systematic References. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (131): 1-35 - get paper here
  • Williams,E.E., Orces V, G., Matheus,J.A. & Bleiweiss,R. 1996. A new giant phenacosaur from Ecuador. Breviora (505): 1-32 - get paper here
 
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