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Anolis campbelli (KÖHLER & SMITH, 2008)

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymNorops campbelli KÖHLER & SMITH 2008
Norops campbelli — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionW Guatemala (Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, western Guatemala, from 1540 to 1660 m elevation).

Type locality: trail to Laguna Yolnabaj, Aldea Yalambojoch, Municipalidad Nentón, Departamento de Huehuetenango, Guatemala, 1540 m elevation, 16° 00’ 17’’ N, 91° 34’ 05’’ W.  
TypesHolotype: UTA R-46038, an adult male, University of Texas at Arlington, collected 29 May 1998 by Manuel Acevedo and Marco V. Centeno. Original number MEA 1436. 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012)

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet honors the foremost student of Guatemalan herpetology, Jonathan Campbell, American herpetologist, who also collected one of the type specimens and photographed the only two known specimens. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Köhler, Gunther and Eric N. Smith 2008. A New Species of Anole of the Norops schiedei group from Western Guatemala (Squamata: Polychrotidae). Herpetologica 64 (2): 216-223 - 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
  • Murphy, J.B. 1997. A lok at the life of Jonathan A. Campbell. Fauna 1 (1): 72-78
  • 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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