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Anolis cryptolimifrons KÖHLER & SUNYER, 2008

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis cryptolimifrons KÖHLER & SUNYER 2008
Anolis limifrons — POE 2004 (part)
Norops cryptolimifrons — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionCosta Rica, Panama (Bocas del Toro Province)

Type locality: Cerro Brujo (9°11’16.4’’N, 82°11’25.4’’W), 10 m elevation, Bocas del Toro Province, Panama. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: SMF 85230, an adult male collected 19 January 2006 by Gunther Köhler, Javier Sunyer, Abel A. Batista R. and Marcos Ponce. Field tag number GK 1502. 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012) 
EtymologyThe species name cryptolimifrons is used as a noun in apposition and reflects the similarity and suspected close relationship between the new species and its congener Anolis limifrons Cope. 
  • Köhler, Gunther and Javier Sunyer 2008. TWO NEW SPECIES OF ANOLES FORMERLY REFERRED TO AS ANOLIS LIMIFRONS (SQUAMATA: POLYCHROTIDAE). Herpetologica 64 (1): 92-108 - 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
  • 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
  • Savage, J.M. & Bolaños, F. 2009. A checklist of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: Additions and nomenclatural revisions. Zootaxa 2005: 1–23 - get paper here
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