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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Yellow-chinned anole, Gundlach’s Anole, Yellow-beard Anole
G: Weißlippenanolis
Spanish: Lagartijo barba amarilla 
SynonymAnolis Gundlachi PETERS 1877: 705
Anolis gundlachi — BOULENGER 1885: 25
Anolis gundlachi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 273
Anolis gundlachi — BRANDLEY & DE QUEIROZ 2004
Ctenonotus gundlachi — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionPuerto Rico

Type locality: “Utuado” [Puerto Rico] Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 8964 (2 specimens) 
CommentFor illustrations see Stejneger, 1904; Schmidt, 1928; Rivero, 1978; Schwartz and Henderson, 1985.

Ecomorph class: trunk-ground.

Species group: Ctenonotus cristatellus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Brandley, M.C. & De Queiroz, K. 2004. Phylogeny, ecomorphological evolution, and historical biogeography of the Anolis cristatellus series. Herpetological Monographs 18: 90-126 - get paper here
  • Cooper Jr., W.E. 2005. Duration of movement as a lizard foraging movement variable. Herpetologica 61 (4): 363-372 - get paper here
  • Greenhawk, Norman 2015. Testing sustainable forestry methods in Puerto Rico: Does the presence of the introduced timber tree Blue Mahoe, Talipariti elatum, affect the abundance of Anolis gundlachi? Herpetology Notes 8: 141-148 - 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.
  • Losos, J.B. 2007. Detective Work in the West Indies: Integrating Historical and Experimental Approaches to Study Island Lizard Evolution. BioScience 57 (7): 585-597
  • 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
  • Ord, T.J. & Stamps. J.A. 2008. Alert signals enhance animal communication in “noisy” environments. PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0807657105
  • Otero-López, Luisa Matilde 2015. REPRODUCTIVE PHENOLOGY, FECUNDITY, SURVIVAL AND GROWTH OF PUERTO RICAN ANOLIS LIZARDS IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE WARMING. PhD thesis, UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, 119 pp. - get paper here
  • Peters, W. 1877. Über eine von Hrn. Viceconsul L. Krug und Dr. J. Gundlach auf der Insel Puertorico gemachte Sammlung von Säugethieren und Amphibien, so wie über die Entwickelung eines Batrachiers, Hylodes martinicensis Dum. Bibr., ohne Metamorphose. Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1876: 703-714. - 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
  • Rivero, J.A. 1978. Los anfibios y reptiles de Puerto Rico. M. Pareja Montana, 16, Barcelona, Espafia: x + 152 + 148pp.
  • Sanchez, Alejandro 2010. Observations on sleeping behavior of Anolis occultus and A. cuvieri in Puerto Rico. Anolis Newsletter VI: 174
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1928. Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands: Amphibians and land reptiles of Porto Rico, with a list of those reported from the Virgin Islands. New York Academy of Sciences 10 (1):160 pp.
  • Schoener, Thomas W.;Schoener, Amy 1971. Structural habitats of West Indian Anolis lizards II. Puerto Rican uplands. Breviora (375): 1-39 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Schwartz,A. & Henderson,R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Stejneger, L. 1904. The herpetology of Porto Rico. Rept. United States Natl. Mus. 1902: 549-724.
  • Tulli, M.J.; F.B. Cruz, A. Herrel, B. Vanhooydonck, V. Abdala 2009. The interplay between claw morphology and microhabitat use in neotropical iguanian lizards. Zoology 112 (5): 379-392 - get paper here
  • Werning, H. 2012. Zwischen Anolis und Cycluren: Unterwegs auf Puerto Rico. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 100-109 - get paper here
 
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