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Anolis vicarius WILLIAMS, 1986

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis vicarius WILLIAMS 1986
Norops vicarius — NICHOLSON 2002
Norops vicarius — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionColombia (Antioquia)

Type locality: Heights of the Cordillera Occidental between the towns of Frontino and Dabeiba, rio Amparrado, on the trail between Pegadorcito and Amparrado, Department of Antioquia, Colombia.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ICN 5916 
Diagnosis 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012)

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymology 
References
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Nicholson, K.E. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis and a test of the current infrageneric classification of Norops (beta Anolis). Herpetological Monographs 16: 93-120 - 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
  • Williams E E 1986. Anolis vicarius, new species, related to A. granuliceps. Caldasia 15 (71-75): 451-459
 
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