Anadia (genus)

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Anadia ocellata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gymnophthalmidae
Subfamily: Cercosaurinae
Tribe: Cercosaurini
Genus: Anadia
Gray, 1845[1]

Anadia is a genus of lizards in the family Gymnophthalmidae.[1] The genus is endemic to southern Central America and northern South America.[2]


The following species are recognized as being valid.[2]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Anadia.


  1. ^ a b "Anadia ". ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System).
  2. ^ a b "Anadia ". The Reptile Database.

Further reading[edit]

  • Boulenger GA. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Second Edition. Volume II. Iguanidæ, Xenosauridæ, Zonuridæ, Anguidæ, Anniellidæ, Heldermatidæ, Varanidæ, Xantusiidæ, Teiidæ, Amphisbænidæ. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xiii + 497 pp. + Plates I-XXIV. (Genus Anadia, p. 398).
  • Gray JE. 1845. Catalogue of the Specimens of Lizards in the Collection of the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum. (Edward Newman, printer). xxviii + 289 pp. (Anadia, new genus, p. 58).