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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesAnolis cristatellus cristatellus DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837
Anolis cristatellus wileyae GRANT 1931 
Common NamesE: Common Puerto Rican anole, Crested anole
S: Lagartija Crestada 
SynonymAnolis cristatellus DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 143
Ptychonotus (Istiocercus) cristatellus — FITZINGER 1843: 65
Xiphosurus cristatellus — O’SHAUGHNESSY 1875: 271
Anolis cristatellus — BOULENGER 1885: 26
Anolis lindeni RUTHVEN 1912: 163
Anolis cozumelae SMITH 1939
Anolis cozumelae — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 59
Ctenonotus cristatellus - GUYER & SAVAGE 1986
Ctenonotus cristatellus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988: 106
Ctenonotus cristatellus — LINER 1994
Anolis cristatellus — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 93
Anolis cristatellus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 243
Ctenonotus cristatellus — KÖHLER 2000: 59
Anolis cristatellus — BRANDLEY & DE QUEIROZ 2004
Ctenonotus cristatellus — KÖHLER 2008
Ctenonotus cristatellus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012

Anolis cristatellus wileyae GRANT, 1931
Anolis cristatellus wileyae — CAREY 1972
Anolis cristatellus wileyi — KLUGE 1984: 8
Anolis cristatellus wileyae — BERTOLOTTO et al. 2004
Ctenonotus cristatellus wileyae — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionPuerto Rico (including many offshore islands), Isla Vieques, Isla Culebra, Isla Culebrita, Virgin Islands, Isla de Cabras, Punta Salinas Island, Cayo Ratones (near Jobos, Puerto Rico), Skipper Cay (south of Key Point, Peter Island, British Virgin Islands, e.g. Anegada); Dominica (THORPE, cited in POWELL & HENDERSON 2004)m

Hispaniola: Dominican Republic (introduced),
USA (Florida, introduced)
Mexico (Yucatan), Costa Rica (introduced)

cristatellus: Puerto Rico, including some off-shore islands; introduced in República Dominicana and southeast Florida. Type locality: see comment.

wileyae: islands east of Puerto Rico; US. and British Virgin Is., Puerto Rico, Isla Vieques, Isla Culebra. 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: MCZ 8306
Holotype:: UMMZ; MCZ 34792 (fide SCHWARTZ & HENDERSO 1991) [wileyae] 
CommentDistribution: Introduced to Middle America from Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. Anolis lindeni has been reported from Brazil (type locality Santarém). However, its holotype (MCZ 8306) was probably mislabelled and the species doesn’t occur in Brazil (Avila-Pires 1995). The type locality of the nominate form has been erroneously given as “Martinique”. Listed for Mexico with a question mark by KÖHLER 2000. Not in Yucatan state (Mexico) according to GONZÁLEZ-SÁNCHEZ et al. 2017. Not on Isla Mona (Rodriguez-Robles et al 2007).

Ecomorph class: trunk-ground.

Species group: Ctenonotus cristatellus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
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