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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis datzorum KÖHLER, PONCE, SUNYER & BATISTA 2007
Anolis datzorum — LOTZKAT et al. 2010
Norops datzorum — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionCosta Rica, WC Panama (Serranía de Tabasará, Serranía de Talamanca)

Type locality: La Nevera, [corrected by LOTZKAT et al. 2010 to] 8° 30’ N, 81° 46’ 20’’ W, Serranía de Tabasará, 1600 m elevation, Comarca Ngöbe Bugle, Distrito de Nole Düima, Corregimiento de Jadeberi, Panama.  
TypesHolotype: SMF 85093 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012)

Characters: male dewlap large and yellow, hemipenis bilobed (Lotzkat et al. 2010). 
Etymologynamed after Erika Datz and her late brother Walter Datz, for their support of biodiversity research in Germany through the Erika and Walter Datz Foundation. 
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • KÖHLER, G. & VARGAS, J. 2010. Anolis datzorum KÖHLER, PONCE, SUNYER & BATISTA, 2007, an addition to the known herpetofauna of Costa Rica [Short Note]. Herpetozoa 23 (1/2): 95-98 - get paper here
  • KÖHLER, GUNTHER 2014. Characters of external morphology used in Anolis taxonomy—Definition of terms, advice on usage, and illustrated examples. Zootaxa 3774 (2): 201–257 - get paper here
  • Köhler, Gunther; Marcos Ponce, Javier Sunyer, and Abel Batista 2007. FOUR NEW SPECIES OF ANOLES (GENUS ANOLIS) FROM THE SERRANÍA DE TABASARÁ, WEST-CENTRAL PANAMA (SQUAMATA: POLYCHROTIDAE). Herpetologica 63 (3): 375-391 - get paper here
  • Lotzkat, S., J. Köhler, A. Hertz & G. Köhler 2010. Morphology and colouration of male Anolis datzorum (Squamata: Polychrotidae). Salamandra 46 (1): 48-52 - 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. 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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