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Anadia hobarti LA-MARCA & GARCIA-PEREZ, 1990

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Hobart's Anadia 
SynonymAnadia hobarti LA-MARCA & GARCIA-PEREZ 1990
Anadia hobarti — RIVAS-FUENMAYOR et al. 1999 
DistributionVenezuela (Paramo el Riecito, Estado Trujillo)

Type locality: Páramo El Riecito, 2625 m elevation, near the haedwaters of Río Castán and Río Riecito (a.k.a. Esdorá), S of the village of Ortíz, about 15 km straight line SE of the city of Trujillo, Distrito and Estado Trujillo, Venezuela (9° 14’ N, 70° 24’ W).  
TypesHolotype: ULABG 1715 (Collección de Anfibios y Reptiles del Laboratorio de Biogeografía de la Univeresidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela) 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after Hobart Muir Smith (1912-2013), American herpetologist. See also Chiszar et al. 2004 for biographical notes. 
  • 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
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • CHISZAR, DAVID; EDWIN MCCONKEY, AND MARGARET M. STEWART 2004. Historical perspectives: Hobart Muir Smith. Copeia 2004 (2): 418–424 - get paper here
  • La Marca E; Garcia Perez J E 1990. A new species of high Andean Anadia (Sauria: Teiidae) from Paramo el Riecito, Estado Trujillo, Venezuela. Herpetologica 46 (3): 275-282 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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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