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Anolis williamsmittermeierorum POE & YAÑEZ-MIRANDA, 2007

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Williams-Mittermeier Anole 
SynonymAnolis williamsmittermeierorum POE & YAÑEZ-MIRANDA 2007
Anolis mittermeierorum — LOSOS 2009: 74 (in error)
Dactyloa williamsmittermeierorum — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Dactyloa williamsmittermeierorum — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionEcuador, Peru

Type locality: Venceremos, approx. 94 km west of Rioja, Department of San Martin, Peru, 05’ 40.405” S, 77’ 45.310 W, 1739 m elevation  
TypesHolotype: MZUNAP 02.000181, adult male 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa heteroderma species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
Etymologynamed after WILLIAMS & MITTERMEIER who described this Peruvian Phenacosaur in 1991 as P. orcesi. 
  • Losos, J. B. 2009. Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles. Berkeley: University of California Press, 528 pp. - 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 & Yañez-Miranda, C. 2007. A new species of Phenacosaur Anolis from Peru. Herpetologica 63 (2): 219-223 - 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
  • 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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