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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesRuthven's Anole 
SynonymAnolis bonairensis RUTHVEN 1923
Anolis bonairensis — PETERS et al. 1970: 50
Anolis bonairensis — ROUGHGARDEN 1995
Anolis bonairensis — RIVAS et al. 2012
Dactyloa bonairensis — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionBonaire, Aves Island, Venezuela (Blanquilla Island, Los Hermanos Island)

Type locality: Seroe Grandi, 4,5 km northeast of Kralendijk, Bonaire, Dutch Leeward Islands. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 57221 
CommentAnolis bonairensis blanquillanus HUMMELINCK 1940 has been elevated to full species status.

Species groups: Dactyloa roquet species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
References
  • Creer, Douglas A., Kevin de Queiroz, Todd R. Jackman, Jonathan B. Losos and Allan Larson 2001. Systematics of the Anolis roquet series of the southern Lesser Antillies. Journal of Herpetology 35 (3): 428-441 - get paper here
  • Gorman, G.C. 1969. The zoogeography of Lesser Antillean Anolis lizards; an analysis based upon chromosomes and lactic dehydrogenases. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 138 (3): 53-80. - get paper here
  • Gorman, George C. & Atkins, Leonard 1968. The relationships of the Anolis of the roquet species group (Sauria: Iguanidae). III. Comparative study of display behavior. Breviora (284): 1-31 - get paper here
  • Gorman,G.C. & Stamm,B. 1975. The Anolis lizards of Mona, Redonda, and La Blanquilla: chromosomes, relationships, and natural history notes. Journal of Herpetology 9 (2): 197-205 - get paper here
  • Hummelinck, P. W. 1940. Studies on the fauna of Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire and the Venezuelan Islands: No. 2. A survey of the mammals, lizards and mollusks. ['Gymnophthalmus laevicaudus: 80]. Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 1:59—108
  • 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
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2004. Phylogeny of anoles. Herpetological Monographs 18: 37-89 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
  • Roughgarden, J. 1995. Anolis Lizards of the Caribbean: Ecology, Evolution, and Plate Tectonics. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 200 pp.
  • Ruthven, Alexander G. 1923. The reptiles of the Dutch Leeward Islands. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (143): 1-10 - get paper here
  • Thorpe RS 2017. Predictability in evolution: Adaptation of the Bonaire anole (Anolis bonairensis) to an extreme environment. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0176434. - get paper here
 
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