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Anolis vaupesianus WILLIAMS, 1982

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Williams' Anole 
SynonymAnolis vaupesianus WILLIAMS 1982
Dactyloa vaupesiana — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Dactyloa vaupesiana — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionColombia (Amazonas, Vaupes)

Type locality: Colombia, Comisaria de Vaupes, Timbo, on Rio Vaupes, E of Mitu.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 156309 (formerly UTA 3626) 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • 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
  • Rodrigues, M. T. 1988. A new anole of the punctatus group from Central Amazonia (Sauria, Iguanidae). Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 36(29) 1988: 333-336
  • Williams E E 1982. Three new species of the Anolis punctatus complex from Amazonian and inter-Audean Colombia, with comments on the eastern members of the punctatus species group. Breviora (467): 1-38 - get paper here
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