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Anolis chloris BOULENGER, 1898

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Boulenger's Green Anole
S: Camaleón sudamericano gema del Chocó 
SynonymAnolis chloris BOULENGER 1898: 110
Anolis palmeri BOULENGER 1908: 112
Anolis palmeri — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 62
Anolis chloris - PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 51
Dactyloa chloris - GUYER & SAVAGE 1986
Dactyloa chloris — KÖHLER 2000: 59
Dactyloa chloris — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionEcuador, Colombia, Panama (pacific lowlands)

Type locality: Paramba, Ecuador.

palmeri: SW Colombia; Type locality: Los Mangos, Vereda Juntas, municipio Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, SW Colombia. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.13.20 
CommentSynonymy: Anolis palmeri is a synonym of A. chloris (according to Williams & Duellman 1967 who, however, do not provide any justification). This is confirmed by F. Castro-Herrera (pers. comm., 5 Nov 2012, via Shai Meiri).

Species groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
References
  • BATISTA, ABEL; MILAN VESELY, KONRAD MEBERT, SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT & GUNTHER KÖHLER 2015. A new species of Dactyloa from eastern Panama, with comments on other Dactyloa species present in the region. Zootaxa 4039 (1): 057–084 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1898. An account of the reptiles and batrachians collected by Mr. W. F. H. Rosenberg in western Ecuador. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1898: 107-126 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, GEORGE A. 1908. Descriptions of new South-American reptiles. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 1: 111-115 - get paper here
  • Carrera, C. et al. 2009. Guía de Campo de los Pequeños Vertebrados del Distrito Metropolitano de Quito (DMQ). Publicación Miscelánea N° 5. Serie de Publicaciones del Museo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales (MECN) – Fondo Ambiental del MDMQ. 1-89 pp. Imprenta Nuevo Arte. Quito-Ecuador.
  • Castro-Herrera, F. & Vargas-Salinas, F. 2008. Anfibios y reptiles en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 251 - 277 - get paper here
  • Cortés Gómez, Angela María; Anyelet Valencia Aguilar, Diana Marcela Torres Domínguez, Lina María García Calderón, Diego Fernando Villaquirán Martínez, Andrea del Pilar Cáceres Franco, Fernando Castro Herrera 2010. Guía de los anfibios y reptiles. Área en conservación de la microcuenca Quebrada Pericos. [Valle de Cauca, Colombia]. Corporación Autónoma Regional del Valle del Cauca, Santiago de Cali: CVC, 37 pp. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Miyata, Kenneth I. 2013. Studies on the Ecology and Population Biology of Little Known Ecuadorian Anoles. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 161(2):45-78 - get paper here
  • Myers, C. W. 1971. A new species of green anole (Reptilia: Sauria) from the North Coast of Veraguas, Panamá. American Museum Novitates 2470: 1-14 - 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
  • 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
  • Rengifo M, Jhon Tailor; Fernando C. Herrera, Francisco J. Purroy 2014. Diversidad de una comunidad de Anolis (Iguania: Dactyloidae) en la selva pluvial central, departamento del Chocó, Colombia. Basic and Applied Herpetology 28: 51-63 - get paper here
  • Williams, Ernest E.; Duellman, William E. 1967. Anolis chocorum, a new punctatus-like anole from Darién, Panama (Sauria, Iguanidae). Breviora (256): 1-12 - get paper here
 
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