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Anolis forresti BARBOUR, 1923

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis wattsi forresti BARBOUR 1923: 4
Anolis forresti BARBOUR 1923 (fide UNDERWOOD 1959)
Anolis wattsi forresti — LAZELL 1972
Anolis wattsi forresti — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991
Anolis forresti — ROUGHGARDEN 1995
Ctenonotus forresti — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Ctenonotus forresti — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionBarbuda.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 16170 
Diagnosis 
CommentThe status of forresti remains unclear (POWELL & HENDERSON 2001).

Species group: Ctenonotus bimaculatus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). Note that the wattsi group of anoles contains wattsi, forresti, pogus, and schwartzi. 
EtymologyNamed after W.R. Forrest, Health Officer of Antigua, who collected the types. 
References
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  • Boulenger, G. A. 1894. Description of a new Anolis from Antigua, West Indies. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 14: 375-376. - get paper here
  • Breuil, H. 2002. Histoire Naturelle des Amphibiens et Reptiles de l’Archipel Guadeloupéen: Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélemy. Patrimoines naturels 54: 339 pp.
  • Daltry, Jennifer C. 2007. An introduction to the herpetofauna of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda, with some conservation recommendations. Applied Herpetology 4 (2): 97-130. - get paper here
  • Gorman, G.C. 1969. The zoogeography of Lesser Antillean Anolis lizards; an analysis based upon chromosomes and lactic dehydrogenases. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 138 (3): 53-80. - get paper here
  • Joyce, Trevor; Eifler, Douglas A.; Powell, Robert 2010. Variable habitat use influences the mating system of a Lesser Antillean anole. Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 395-401 - get paper here
  • Lazell, J.D., and E.E. Williams. 1962. The anoles of the Eastern Caribbean (Sauria, Iguanidae): Parts IV-VI. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 127 (9): 451-478 - get paper here
  • Lazell,J.D. 1972. The anoles (Sauria: Iguanidae) of the lesser Antilles. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 143 (1): 1-115 - get paper here
  • Losos, J. B. 2009. Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles. Berkeley: University of California Press, 528 pp.
  • Malhotra, A. & Thorpe, R.S. 1999. Reptiles & Amphibians of the Eastern Caribbean. MacMillan, London & Oxford
  • 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. 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
  • Powell, Robert and Henderson, R.W. 2001. On the Taxonomic Status of Some Lesser Antillean Lizards. Carib. J. Sci. 37 (3-4): 288-290
  • 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.
  • Stenson, Andrew G.; Roger S.Thorpe and Anita Malhotra 2004. Evolutionary differentiation of bimaculatus group anoles based on analyses of mtDNA and microsatellite data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 1 –10 - get paper here
  • Van Beest, P. and Haberham, Z.L. 2003. Een gebruikaanwijzing voor één van de meest interssante groepen terrarumdieren: Anolissen Deel I. Lacerta 61 (2): 53-64 - get paper here
  • White, G.L. & Hailey, A. 2006. The establishment of Anolis wattsi as a naturalized exotic lizard in Trinidad. Applied Herpetology 3 (1): 11-26 - get paper here
  • Williams, Ernest E.; Quesnel, Victor C.; Kenny, Julian S.; Underwood,G. 1959. The anoles of the Eastern Caribbean (Sauria, Iguanidae) Part. I. Preface; Part II. Two sibling species of anoles in Trinidad; Part. III. Revisionary notes. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 121 (5): 185-226 + 1 plate - get paper here
 
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