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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesAnolis lineatopus lineatopus GRAY 1840
Anolis lineatopus ahenobarbus UNDERWOOD & WILLIAMS 1959
Anolis lineatopus merope UNDERWOOD & WILLIAMS 1959
Anolis lineatopus neckeri GRANT 1940 
Common NamesE: Stripe-footed Anole, Stripefoot Anole
G: Strichfuss-Anolis 
SynonymAnolis lineatopus GRAY 1840: 113
Anolis maculatus GRAY 1845: 203 (fide BOULENGER 1885)
Anolis lineatopus — BOULENGER 1885: 39
Anolis lineatopus lynni GRANT 1940
Anolis lineatopus coxi GRANT 1940
Anolis lineatopus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 286
Norops lineatopus — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis lineatopus — COOPER 2005
Norops lineatopus lineatopus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018

Anolis lineatopus neckeri GRANT 1940
Anolis lineatopus neckeri — UNDERWOOD and WILLIAMS 1959: 38
Anolis lineatopus neckeri — BARBOUR & LOVERIDGE 1946
Norops lineatopus neckeri — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988
Anolis lineatopus neckeri — POWELL & HENDERSON 2012: 127

Anolis lineatopus ahenobarbus UNDERWOOD and WILLIAMS 1959
Anolis lineatopus ahenobarbus UNDERWOOD and WILLIAMS 1959: 40
Anolis lineatopus ahenobarbus — HILGENHOF 1998
Norops lineatopus ahenobarbus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops lineatopus ahenobarbus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018

Anolis lineatopus merope UNDERWOOD and WILLIAMS 1959
Anolis lineatopus merope UNDERWOOD and WILLIAMS 1959: 36
Norops lineatopus merope — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops lineatopus merope — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 

lineatopus: roughly the southern third of Jamaica, from St. Elizabeth Parish east to St. Thomas Parish. Populations intermediate between 2, 3, or 4 of the subspecies that occur in eastern Jamaica, west and southwest of Buff Bay. Elsewhere, subspecies appear to interdigitate extensively or overlap; the relationships between the subspecies need to be clarified. Type locality: unknown.

ahenobarbus: extreme eastern Jamaica.

coxi: Jamaica; Type-locality: Portland Point (= Portland Ridge), Clarendon Parish, Jamaica

lynni: Jamaica; Type-locality: Chestervale, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica.

merope: the northern marginal region of Jamaica; Cabarita I. off Port Maria.

neckeri: along east-west axis of Jamaica, from Hanover and Westmoreland parishes east into St. Catherine Parish; delineation of the ranges of the subspecies is tentative.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1936.12.3.92 = 1946.8.12.61
Holotype: BMNH 1954.1.2.58 [ahenobarbus]
Holotype: BMNH 1954.1.2.60 [merope]
Holotype: MCZ 45087 [neckeri]
Holotype: USNM 107902 [lynni]
Holotype: MCZ 45079 [coxi] 
CommentFor illustrations see Underwood and Williams, 1959; von Brockhusen, 1976; Schwartz and Henderson, 1985.

Synonymy: neckeri is not listed by NICHOLSON et al. 2012, 2018 It may be a synonym.

Subspecies: neckeri and appear to interdigitate extensively or even overlap (merope and neckeri in Hanover and Westmoreland parishes). Specimens from southern parts of St. James and Trelawny parishes and from parts of Westmoreland Par., presently assigned to neckeri, differ somewhat from typical neckeri in pattern and dewlap color (SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988).

Species group: Norops valencienni species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
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