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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesÎle Grande Cayemite green anole 
SynonymAnolis coelestinus demissus SCHWARTZ 1969: 35
Anolis coelestinus — WILLIAMS 1965 (in part.)
Anolis coelestinus demissus — SCHWARTZ & THOMAS 1975
Anolis coelestinus demissus — SCHWARTZ 1980 (in part.)
Anolis coelestinus demissus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988
Anolis coelestinus demissus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991
Anolis coelestinus — POWELL et al. 1996 (in part.)
Anolis coelestinus demissus — RAMOS & POWELL 2001b
Anolis coelestinus demissus — HENDERSON & POWELL 2009
Deiroptyx coelestina demissa — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis demissus — KÖHLER & HEDGES 2016: 24 
DistributionÎle Grande Cayemite (Haiti)

Type locality: “vicinity of Pointe Sable, Ile Grande Cayemite, Haiti”  
ReproductionGarcia et al. (1994) documented hybridization between A. chlorocyanus and A. coelestinus. 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 92049 
CommentSynonymy: mostly after KÖHLER & HEDGES 2016: 18.

Conservation: Critically Endangered based on criterion B1ab(iii) of the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria (KÖHLER & HEDGES 2016: 27).

Distribution: see map in KÖHLER & HEDGES 2016: 22 (Fig. 10).

Species group: Deiroptyx chlorocyana species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012).

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Henderson, Robert W. & Robert Powell 2009. NATURAL HISTORY OF WEST INDIAN REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS. University Press of Florida, 576 pp.
  • Köhler, Gunther and S. Blair Hedges 2016. A revision of the green anoles of Hispaniola with description of eight new species (Reptilia, Squamata, Dactyloidae) NOVITATES CARIBAEA 9: 1-135 - 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
  • Powell, R., R. W. Henderson, K. Adler, And H. A. Dundee. 1996. An annotated checklist of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. In R. Powell and R. W. Henderson (eds.), Contributions to West Indian Herpetology: A Tribute to Albert Schwartz, p.51-93. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca (New York). Contributions to Herpetology, volume 12.
  • Ramos, Yanerys M. and Robert Powell 2001. Anolis coelestinus Cope. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (729): 1-5 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1969. A review of the Hispaniolan lizard Anolis coelestinus Cope. Carib. J. Sci. 9 (1-2): 33-38.
  • Schwartz, A. 1980. The herpetogeography of Hispaniola, West Indies. Stud. on the Fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands 61: 86-127. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1988. West Indian Amphibian and Reptiles: A Checklist. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. No. 74: 264 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. and R. Thomas. 1975. A checklist of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ. 1:1-216.
  • Williams, E. E. 1965. The species of Hispaniolan green anoles (Sauria, Iguanidae). Breviora (227): 1-16. - get paper here
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