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Anadia petersi OFTEDAL, 1974

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Peters' Anadia 
SynonymAnadia ocellata PETERS 1959: 121 (in error)
Anadia petersi OFTEDAL 1974
Anadia petersi — BETANCOURT et al. 2018 
DistributionSC Ecuador (Loja)

Type locality: Ecuador, Loja, San Ramon, near Loja.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 193221 
CommentSynonymy: after Oftedal (1974). 
EtymologyNamed after James A. Peters (1922-1972), American herpetologist, specializing on South American reptiles. 
  • Betancourt, Raquel; Carolina Reyes-Puig, Simón E. Lobos, Mario H. Yánez- Muñoz & Omar Torres-Carvajal 2018. Sistemática de los saurios Anadia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) de Ecuador: límite de especies, distribución geográfica y descripción de una especie nueva. Neotropical Biodiversity, 4:1, 82-101, DOI: 10.1080/23766808.2018.1487694 - 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, J.A. 1959. Notas miscelaneas sobre saurios del Ecuador. Ciencia y Naturaleza 2: 118-124
  • Torres-Carvajal O, Pazmiño-Otamendi G, Salazar-Valenzuela D. 2019. Reptiles of Ecuador: a resource-rich portal, with a dynamic checklist and photographic guides. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13 (1): [General Section]: 209–229 (e178) - get paper here
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