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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesJamaican anole, Jamaica Giant Anole 
SynonymAnolis garmani STEJNEGER 1899
Lacerta bullaris LINNAEUS 1758: 208
Anolis bimaculatus — DAUDIN 1802: 55 (part.)
Anolis Edwardsii — GRIFFITH & PIDGEON 1831: 228 (not of MERREM 1820)
Anolis equestris — DE LA SAGRA 1838: 76 (part.)
Dactyloa Edwardsii — GRAY 1840: 111 (part.)
Ctenonotus Edwardsii — FITZINGER 1843: 64
Dactyloa Edwardsii — GOSSE 1851
Eupristis Edwardsii — COPE 1861: 215
Anolis garmani — BARBOUR 1910: 275
Norops garmani — SAVAGE & GUYER 1991
Anolis garmani — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 92
Anolis garmani — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 267
Norops garmani — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis garmani — LOSOS 2007
Norops garmani — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionJamaica, Cayman I
USA (Florida: introduced),

Type locality: Jamaica.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: nondesignated. 
CommentFor illustrations see Trivers, 1976; Schwartz and Henderson, 1985. Synonymy partly after RUSSEL & BAUER 1991.

Species group: Norops valencienni species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after Samuel W. Garman (1843-1927), then curator of the herpetological collections at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard. 
References
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