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Anadia bitaeniata BOULENGER, 1903

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Two-banded Anadia 
SynonymAnadia bitaeniata BOULENGER 1903: 430
Anadia bitaeniata — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 39
Anadia bitaeniata — RIVAS-FUENMAYOR et al. 1999
Anadia bitaeniata — ARREDONDO 2013 
DistributionVenezuela (Mérida), Colombia ?

Type locality: Escorial and Culata, Merida, Venezuela, elevation 3300 m.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.2.11-13, 1946.8.31.25-28 
CommentDistribution: not in Colombia fide ARREDONDO 2013. 
EtymologyNamed after “bi-” = two or dual and Latin “taenia” = band or stripe. 
  • Arredondo, Juan C. 2013. A new species of gymnophthalmid lizard of the genus Anadia (Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae) from Northern Andes of Colombia. Amphibia-Reptilia 34 (2): 173-184. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1903. Descriptions of new lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 12: 429-435 - get paper here
  • Harris D M; Ayala S C 1987. A new Anadia (Sauria: Teiidae) from Colombia and restoration of Anadia pamplonensis Dunn to species status. Herpetologica 43 (2): 182-190 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1929. A new Anadia from Colombia with remarks on other members of the genus. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 42: 99-102 - get paper here
  • Oftedal,O.T. 1974. A revision of the genus Anadia (Sauria, Teiidae). Arquivos de Zoologia, Sao Paulo 25: 203-265 - get paper here
  • Rivas Fuenmayor, Gilson; La Marca, Enrique; Oliveros, Oswaldo 1999. A new species of Anadia (Reptilia: Sauria: Gymnophthalmidae) from northeastern Venezuela. Acta Biologica Venezuelica 19 (4):27-32
  • 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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