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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesAnolis dolichocephalus dolichocephalus WILLIAMS 1963
Anolis dolichocephalus portusalus SCHWARTZ 1978
Anolis dolichocephalus sarmenticola SCHWARTZ 1978 
Common NamesLa Hotte Long-snouted Anole, Place Negre Anole 
SynonymAnolis hendersoni dolichocephalus WILLIAMS 1963: 8
Anolis dolichocephalus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 255
Anolis dolichocephalus — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Deiroptyx dolichocephala — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Deiroptyx dolichocephala — NICHOLSON et al. 2018

Anolis dolichocephalus dolichocephalus WILLIAMS 1963
Deiroptyx dolichocephala dolichocephala — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Deiroptyx dolichocephala dolichocephala — NICHOLSON et al. 2018

Anolis dolichocephalus portusalus SCHWARTZ, 1978
Deiroptyx dolichocephala portusala — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Deiroptyx dolichocephala portusala — NICHOLSON et al. 2018

Anolis dolichocephalus sarmenticola SCHWARTZ, 1978
Deiroptyx dolichocephala sarmenticola — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Deiroptyx dolichocephala sarmenticola — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionHispaniola (Haiti: Tiburon)

dolichocephalus: tip of Tiburon Peninsula, on Monts Cartaches and northern slopes of Massif de la Hotte, as well as adjacent northern and western areas; Type locality: Place Nègre, near Jérémie, Département de la Grand'Anse, Haiti.

portusalus: Presqu'île de Port-Salut.

sarmenticola: southern lower slopes of Massif de la Hotte.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 64510 (dolichocephalus)
Holotype: MCZ 132377 [portusalus]
Holotype: MCZ 132376 [sarmenticola] 
Diagnosis 
CommentFor illustrations see Williams, 1963; Schwartz and Henderson, 1985.

Species group: Deiroptyx hendersoni species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
Etymology 
References
  • Nicholson, K. E., R. E. Glor, J. J. Kolbe, A. Larson, S. B. Hedges, and J. B. Losos 2005. Mainland colonization by island lizards. Journal of Biogeography 32: 929–938 - 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
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1978. The Hispaniolan Anolis (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Iguanidae) of the hendersoni complex. Journal of Herpetology 12 (3): 355-70. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. and Henderson, R.W. 1985. A guide to the identification of the amphibians and reptiles of the West Indies exclusive of Hispaniola. Milwaukee Public Mus., 165 pp.
  • Sherratt, Emma; María del Rosario Castañeda, Russell J. Garwood, D. Luke Mahler, Thomas J. Sanger, Anthony Herrel, Kevin de Queiroz, and Jonathan B. Losos 2015. Amber fossils demonstrate deep-time stability of Caribbean lizard communities. PNAS 112 (32), doi: 10.1073/pnas.1506516112<br /> - get paper here
  • Williams,E.E. 1963. Notes on hispaniolan herpetology. 8. The forms related to Anolis hendersoni Cochran. Breviora (186): 1-13 - get paper here
 
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