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Anolis boulengerianus THOMINOT, 1887

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Tehuantepec Anole
S: Abaniquillo Tehuano 
SynonymAnolis boulengerianus THOMINOT 1887
Anolis nebulosus — BARBOUR 1934 (in part)
Anolis nebulosus — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950 (in part).
Anolis isthmicus FITCH 1978: 2
Norops isthmicus — LINER 1994
Norops isthmicus — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis isthmicus — LINER 2007
Anolis isthmicus — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008: 42
Norops isthmicus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis boulengerianus — KÖHLER et al. 2014: 103 
DistributionMexico (SE Oaxaca)

Type locality: “Téhuantépec (Mexique).”

Type locality: 19.5 km WNW Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico [isthmicus]  
TypesSyntypes: MNHN 6554 and 1994.1670–71 (boulengerianus)
Holotype: University of Kansas Natural History Museum (KU) no. 176034, adult male, collected 11 February 1977 by H. S. Fitch [isthmicus] 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012)

Synonymy: mostly after KÖHLER et al. 2014 and SMITH & TAYLOR 1950. Barbour (1934) and SMITH & TAYLOR 1950 synonymized Anolis boulengerianus with A. nebulosus. Anolis boulengerianus THOMINOT 1887 was removed from the synonymy of A. nebulosus by NIETO-MINTES DE OCA et al. 2014. 
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Fitch H S 1978. Two new anoles (Reptilia: Iguanidae) from Oaxaca with comments on other Mexican species. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. (No. 20) 1978: 1-15
  • KÖHLER, GUNTHER 2014. Characters of external morphology used in Anolis taxonomy—Definition of terms, advice on usage, and illustrated examples. Zootaxa 3774 (2): 201–257 - get paper here
  • KÖHLER, GUNTHER; RAÚL GÓMEZ TREJO PÉREZ, CLAUS BO P. PETERSEN & FAUSTO R. MÉNDEZ DE LA CRUZ 2014. A revision of the Mexican Anolis (Reptilia, Squamata, Dactyloidae) from the Pacific versant west of the Isthmus de Tehuantepec in the states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Puebla, with the description of six new species. Zootaxa 3862 (1): 001–210 - get paper here
  • Liner, E.A. 1994. Scientific and common names for the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico in English and Spanish. Herpetological Circular 23: 1-113
  • Liner, Ernest A. 2007. A CHECKLIST OF THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MEXICO. Louisiana State University Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science 80: 1-60 - get paper here
  • Liner, Ernest A., and Gustavo Casas-Andreu. 2008. Standard Spanish, English and Scientific Names of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico. Herpetological Circular 38: 167 p.
  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - get paper here
  • Nicholson, K.E. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis and a test of the current infrageneric classification of Norops (beta Anolis). Herpetological Monographs 16: 93-120 - 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
  • NIETO-MONTES DE OCA, ADRIÁN; GUNTHER KÖHLER, MANUEL FERIA-ORTIZ 2014. Anolis boulengerianus Thominot, 1887, a senior synonym of Anolis isthmicus Fitch, 1978 (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Zootaxa 3794: 125–133
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
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