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Taxonomy of the family Gymnophthalmidae
Bibliography of the genus Anadia
Biodiversity of the family Gymnophthalmidae








Genus
Anadia

Smooth-scaled Spectacled Tejus, (Anadias)

Seidentejus

Glanstejuer

1845 Anadia Gray (type species: Anadia ocellata Gray 1845)
1846 Argalia Gray (type species: Argalia marmorata Gray 1846; syn. Oftedal 1974)
1862 Xestosaurus Peters (type species: Ecpleopus bogotensis Peters 1862; syn. Oftedal 1974)
1875 Chalcidolepis Cope (type species: Chalcidolepis metallicus Cope 1875; syn. Oftedal 1974)
Contents: 19 species, of which 13 (68.4%) are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included Oreosaurus mcdiarmidi.
Distribution: Colombia (incl. Gorgona Island), Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Venezuela.

Anadia altaserrania

Magdalena Smooth-scaled Teju

Magdalena-Seidenteju

Magdalena-glansteju

1987 Anadia altaserrania Harris & Ayala

Remarks: Formally described as a new species by Harris & Ayala (1987), although listed already by Ayala (1986).
Distribution: Colombia.


Anadia antioquensis

Antioquia Smooth-scaled Teju

Antioquia-Seidenteju

Antioquia-glansteju

2013 Anadia antioquensis Arredondo

Distribution: Colombia.


Anadia bitaeniata

Two-striped Smooth-scaled Teju

Zweistreifen-Seidenteju

Tostribet Glansteju

1903 Anadia bitaeniata Boulenger

Distribution: Venezuela.


Anadia blakei

Turumiquire Smooth-scaled Teju

Turumiquire-Seidenteju

Turumiquire-glansteju

1932 Anadia blakei Schmidt

Distribution: Venezuela.


Anadia bogotensis

Bogota Smooth-scaled Teju

Bogota-Seidenteju

Bogota-glansteju

1862 Ecpleopus Bogotensis Peters
Anadia bogotensis Boulenger 1885

Distribution: Colombia, Venezuela.


Anadia brevifrontalis

Short-headed Smooth-scaled Teju

Kurzkopf-Seidenteju

Korthovedet Glansteju

1903 Euspondylus brevifrontalis Boulenger
Anadia brevifrontalis Oftedal 1974

Distribution: Venezuela.


Anadia buenaventura

Buenaventura Smooth-scaled Teju

Buenaventura-Seidenteju

Buenaventura-glansteju

2018 Anadia buenaventura Betancourt, Reyes-Puig, Lobosc, Yánez-Muñoz & Torres-Carvajal

Distribution: Ecuador.





Anadia bumanguesa

Santander Smooth-scaled Teju

Santander-Seidenteju

Santander-glansteju

2004 Anadia bumanguesa Rueda-Almonacid & Rances-Caicedo

Remarks: Possibly a synonym of steyeri (Rivas, Nunes, Dixon, Schargel, Caicedo, Barros, Camargo & Barrio-Amoros 2012).
Distribution: Colombia.


Anadia escalerae

Bolivar Smooth-scaled Teju

Bolivar-Seidenteju

Bolivar-glansteju

2009 Anadia escalerae Myers, Fuenmayor & Jadin

Distribution: Guyana, Venezuela.


Anadia hobarti

Trujillo Smooth-scaled Teju

Trujillo-Seidenteju

Trujillo-glansteju

1990 Anadia hobarti La Marca & Garcia-Perez

Distribution: Venezuela.


Anadia marmorata

Spotted Smooth-scaled Teju

Marmor-Seidenteju

Marmoreret Glansteju

1846 Argalia marmorata Gray
Ecpleopus marmoratus Peters 1862
Leposoma marmoratum Cope 1885
Anadia marmorata Oftedal 1974
1847 Argalia olivacea Gray (Oftedal 1974)
1856 Gerrhonotus poecilochlus Lichtenstein (Oftedal 1974)
1963 Anadia duquei Lancini (Oftedal 1974)

Distribution: Venezuela.


Anadia ocellata

Ocellated Smooth-scaled Teju, Bromeliad Lizard

Gefleckte Seidenteju

Plettet Glansteju

1845 Anadia ocellata Gray
Ecpleopus ocellatus Peters 1862
Leposoma ocellatum Cope 1885
1875 Chalcidolepis metallicus Cope (Oftedal 1974)
Anadia metallica Günther 1902
1955 Anadia metallica arborea Taylor (Oftedal 1974)
1955 Anadia metallica attenuata Taylor (Oftedal 1974)

Distribution: Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama.


Anadia pamplonensis

Pamplona Smooth-scaled Teju

Pamplona-Seidenteju

Pamplona-glansteju

1944 Anadia pamplonensis Dunn

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of bitaeniata (e.g., Donoso-Barros 1968; Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970) or pulchella (e.g., Oftedal 1974). Revalidated by Harris & Ayala (1987).
Distribution: Colombia, Venezuela.


Anadia pariaensis

Paria Smooth-scaled Teju

Paria-Seidenteju

Paria-glansteju

1999 Anadia pariaensis Fuenmayor, La Marca & Oliveros

Distribution: Venezuela.


Anadia petersi

Loja Smooth-scaled Teju

Loja-Seidenteju

Loja-glansteju

1974 Anadia petersi Oftedal

Distribution: Ecuador.


Anadia pulchella

Santa Marta Smooth-scaled Teju

Santa-Marta-Seidenteju

Santa Marta-glansteju

1926 Anadia pulchella Ruthven

Distribution: Colombia.


Anadia rhombifera

Rhombic Smooth-scaled Teju, (Diamond Anadia)

Rhomben-Seidenteju

Rude-glansteju

1859 Cercosaurus rhombifer Günther
Ecpleopus rhombifer Peters 1862
Leposoma rhombiferum Cope 1885
Anadia rhombifera Boulenger 1885

Distribution: Colombia, Ecuador.


Anadia steyeri

Aragua Smooth-scaled Teju

Aragua-Seidenteju

Aragua-glansteju

1914 Anadia steyeri Nieden

Distribution: Venezuela.


Anadia vittata

Chocó Smooth-scaled Teju

Chocó-Seidenteju

Chocó-glansteju

1913 Anadia vittata Boulenger
1926 Anadia angusticeps Parker (Oftedal 1974)

Distribution: Colombia (incl. Gorgona Island), Panama.