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Anolis calimae AYALA, HARRIS & WILLIAMS, 1983

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Ayala's Anole 
SynonymAnolis calimae AYALA, HARRIS & WILLIAMS 1983
Dactyloa calimae — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Dactyloa calimae — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionColombia (west Andes moutains between Valle del Cauca, Caldas and Risaralda, elevation >1500 m)

Type locality: Colombia, Valle del Cauca, San Antonio, Television Tower Mountain, 1800 m  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 158392 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after Lake Calima which is in turn named after the Calima Indians. 
  • Ayala, Stephen; Harris, Dennis & Wiliams, Ernest E. 1983. New or problematic Anolis from Colombia. I. Anolis calimae, new species, from the cloud forest of Western Colombia. Breviora (475): 1-11 - get paper here
  • Cardona-Botero, Victoria Eugenia; Ronald Andrés Viáfara-Vega, Alejandro Valencia-Zuleta, Andrea Echeverry-Bocanegra, Oscar Darío Hernández-Córdoba, Andrés Felipe Jaramillo- Martínez, Reynel Galvis-Cruz, Jaime Andrés Gutiérrez y Fernando Castro-Herrer 2013. Diversidad de la herpetofauna en el Valle del Cauca (Colombia): un enfoque basado en la distribución por ecorregiones, altura y zonas de vida. Biota Colombiana 14 (2): 156-233 - get paper here
  • Castro-Herrera, F. & Vargas-Salinas, F. 2008. Anfibios y reptiles en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 251 - 277 - 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 - get paper here
  • NICHOLSON, KIRSTEN E.; BRIAN I. CROTHER, CRAIG GUYER & JAY M. SAVAGE 2018. Translating a clade based classification into one that is valid under the international code of zoological nomenclature: the case of the lizards of the family Dactyloidae (Order Squamata). Zootaxa 4461 (4): 573–586 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Prates I, Melo-Sampaio PR, Drummond LO, Teixeira Jr M, Rodrigues MT, Carnaval AC. 2017. Biogeographic links between southern Atlantic Forest and western South America: rediscovery, redescription, and phylogenetic relationships of two rare montane anole lizards from Brazil. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, available online 11 May 2017 - get paper here
  • Velasco, Julián Andres and Julio Mario Hoyos 2010. Phylogenetic analysis of the latifrons series of Anolis (Sauria: Iguania) with morphological data. Anolis Newsletter VI: 203-212 - get paper here
  • Williams E E 1984. New or problematic Anolis from Colombia. 2. Anolis propinquus, another new species from the cloud forest of western Colombia. Breviora (477): 1-7 - get paper here
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