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Anadia marmorata (GRAY, 1846)

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Spotted Anadia 
SynonymArgalia marmorata GRAY 1846: 67
Argalia olivacea GRAY 1847: 96
Gerrhonotus poecilochlus LICHTENSTEIN 1856: 16
Ecleopus (Argalia) olivaceus — PETERS 1862: 213
Ecleopus (Argalia) marmoratus — PETERS 1862: 213
Ecleopus (Argalia) poecilochilus — PETERS 1862: 213
Leposoma olivaceum — COPE 1885: 98
Leposoma marmoratum — COPE 1885: 98
Leposoma poecilochilus — COPE 1885: 98
Argalia poecilochilus — GÜNTHER 1885: 29
Anadia daquci — LANCINI 1963: 1
Argalia marmorata — TEST et al. 1966
Anadia duquei — DONOSO-BARROS 1968
Argalia marmorata — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 73
Anadia marmorata — OFTEDAL 1974
Argalia marmorata — BAUER & GÜNTHER 1994
Anadia marmorata — RIVAS-FUENMAYOR et al. 1999 
DistributionCoastal Venezuela

Type locality: Colombia (in error fide OFTEDAL 1974 who suggested to correct it to “northcentral Venezuela”).  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.9.1.15-16 (fide Oftedal 1974: 250)
Syntypes: ZMB 1160 [poecilochlus] 
CommentSynonymy mostly that of Oftedal (1974).

Distribution: Not in Panama according to Jaramillo et al. 2010. Not in Colombia fide ARREDONDO 2013.

Type species: Argalia marmorata GRAY 1846 is the type species of the genus Argalia GRAY 1846, now a synonym of Anadia GRAY 1845. 
  • 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
  • Bauer, A.M. and R. Günther 1994. An annotated type catalogue of the teiid and microteiid lizards in the Zoological Museum, Berlin (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae and Gymnophthalmidae). Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 70:267-280 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1886. Catalogue of the species of batrachians and reptiles contained in a collection made at Pebas, Upper Amazon, by John Hauxwell. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 23: 94-103 [1885] - get paper here
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1968. The lizards of Venezuela (checklist and key). Carib. J. Sci. 8 (3-4): 105-122
  • Gray, J.E. 1847. Description of a new lizard discovered by Mr. Dyson in Venezuela. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1847: 96-97 - get paper here
  • Gray,G.R. 1846. Description of a new family and genus of lizards from Colombia. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (1) 18: 67 - get paper here
  • Gray,J.E. 1847. Description of a new lizard discovered by Mr. Dyson in Venezuela. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (1) 20: 212 - get paper here
  • Günther, A. C. L. G. 1885. Reptilia and Batrachia. Biologia Centrali-Américana. Taylor, & Francis, London, 326 pp. [published in parts from 1885-1902; reprint by the SSAR 1987] - get paper here
  • Jaramillo, C., L. D. Wilson, R. Ibáñez, and F. Jaramillo 2010. The herpetofauna of Panama: distribution and conservation status. In L. D. Wilson, J. H. Townsend, and J. D. Johnson (eds.), Conservation of Mesoamerican Amphibians and Reptiles. Eagle Mountain Publishing LC, Eagle Mountain, Utah, Pg. 604–671
  • Lancini,A.R. 1963. Una nuova expecie del genero Anadia (Sauria: Teiidae) de Venezuela. Publ. Oc. Mus. Ciencias Nat. (4): 1-2
  • Lichtenstein, H., and E. von Martens. 1856. Nomenclator reptilium et amphibiorum Musei Zoologici Berolinensis. Namenverzeichniss der in der zoologischen Sammlung der Königlichen Universität zu Berlin aufgestellten Arten von Reptilien und Amphibien nach ihren Ordnungen, Familien und Gattungen. Königliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin / Buchdruckerei der Königl. Akad. der Wiss., iv + 48 pp. - 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
  • Peters, W. 1862. Über Cercosaura und die mit dieser Gattung verwandten Eidechsen aus Südamerika. Abh. Berlin Akad. 1862: 165-225
  • 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, G. A., Lasso-Alcalá, O. M., Rodríguez-Olarte, D., De Freitas, M., Murphy, J. C., Pizzigalli, C., ... & Jowers, M. J. 2021. Biogeographical patterns of amphibians and reptiles in the northernmost coastal montane complex of South America. Plos one, 16(3): e0246829 - 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
  • Test, Frederic H.;Sexton, Owen J.;Heatwole, Harold 1966. Reptiles of Rancho Grande and vicinity, Estado Aragua, Venezuela. Miscellaneous publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (128): 1-63 - get paper here
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