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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Cope's Smooth Anole
S: Abaniquillo Liso de Cope 
SynonymAnolis damulus COPE 1864
Anolis damulus — BOULENGER 1885: 47
Anolis damulus — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950
Anolis damulus — FITCH & HENDERSON 1973: 127
Norops damulus — LINER 1994
Anolis damulus — NIETO MONTES DE OCA 1996
Anolis damulus — LINER 2007
Norops damulus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 (nomen dubium)
Anolis damulus — POE et al. 2017 (nomen dubium)
Norops damulus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionMexico (exact range unknown fide SMITH & TAYLOR 1950)

Type locality: unknown (fide SMITH & TAYLOR 1950)  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.12.42 (formerly 
CommentAbundance: only known from the types (Meiri et al. 2017) and possibly a few other specimens (e.g. at MCZ) of unclear status (Poe et al. 2017, L. Mahler, pers. comm., 22 July 2019). 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1864. Contributions to the herpetology of tropical America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 16: 166-181. - get paper here
  • Fitch, H.S. & Henderson, R.W. 1973. A new anole (Reptilia: Iguanidae) from southern Veracruz, Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 7 (2): 125-128 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 - get paper here
  • NICHOLSON, KIRSTEN E.; BRIAN I. CROTHER, CRAIG GUYER & JAY M. SAVAGE 2018. Translating a clade based classification into one that is valid under the international code of zoological nomenclature: the case of the lizards of the family Dactyloidae (Order Squamata). Zootaxa 4461 (4): 573–586 - get paper here
  • Nieto Montes De Oca, A. 1996. A new species of Anolis (Squamata: Polychrotidae) from Chiapa, México [Anolis alvarezdeltoroi]. Journal of Herpetology 30 (1): 19-27. - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Poe, Steven; Adrián Nieto-montes de Oca, Omar Torres-carvajal, Kevin De Queiroz, Julián A. Velasco, Brad Truett, Levi N. Gray, Mason J. Ryan, Gunther Köhler, Fernando Ayala-varela, Ian Latella 2017. A Phylogenetic, Biogeographic, and Taxonomic study of all Extant Species of Anolis (Squamata; Iguanidae). Syst Biol 66: 663–697 - get paper here
  • Smith, H.M. & Taylor,E.H. 1950. An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Mexico exclusive of the snakes. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 199: 1-253 - get paper here
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