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Anolis alfaroi GARRIDO & HEDGES, 1992

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSmall-fanned Bush Anole 
SynonymAnolis alfaroi GARRIDO & HEDGES 1992
Anolis alfaroi — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Anolis alfaroi — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionE Cuba (Cuchillas de Moa)

Type locality: "2 km N La Munici6n, Municipio Yateras, Guantanamo Province, Cuba, 730 m" (elevation)  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHNCU 2725 
CommentSpecies group: Anolis alutaceus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012).

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after Emilio Alfaro, member of the expedition who discovered this species. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Garrido, O. H. and S. B. Hedges. 1992. Three new grass anoles (Sauria: Iguanidae) from Cuba. Carib. J. Sci. 28: 21-29. - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Nicholson, K. E., R. E. Glor, J. J. Kolbe, A. Larson, S. B. Hedges, and J. B. Losos 2005. Mainland colonization by island lizards. Journal of Biogeography 32: 929–938 - 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
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96 - get paper here
 
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