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Anolis luciae GARMAN, 1887

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSaint Lucian anole, St. Lucia Anole 
SynonymAnolis luciae GARMAN 1887: 44
Anolis bimaculatus luciae — UNDERWOOD in WILLIAMS et al. 1959
Anolis trinitatis procuratoris UNDERWOOD 1959: 214
Anolis luciae — SCHMIDT 1979
Anolis trinitatis procuratoris — SCHMIDT 1979
Anolis luciae — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 292
Anolis luciae — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Dactyloa luciae — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionLesser Antilles: St. Lucia, Pigeon I, Maria I

Type locality: “St. Lucia”; restricted to the principal town and port, Castries by Lazell 1972.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 6175 (not 6173 as cited by Underwood 1959).
Syntype: ANSP 24166 
CommentSynonymy after Lazell 1972.

Size: max snouth-vent-length (SVL) in mm (male/female): 91/63

Species groups: Dactyloa roquet species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
References
  • Creer, Douglas A., Kevin de Queiroz, Todd R. Jackman, Jonathan B. Losos and Allan Larson 2001. Systematics of the Anolis roquet series of the southern Lesser Antillies. Journal of Herpetology 35 (3): 428-441 - get paper here
  • Garman, S. 1887. On West Indian reptiles. Iguanidae. Bull. Essex Inst. 19: 25-50.
  • Giannasi, Nick;Thorpe, Roger Stephen;Malhotra, Anita 1997. Introductions of Anolis species to the Island of St. Lucia, West Indies: testing for hybrids using multivariate morphometrics. Journal of Herpetology 31 (4): 586-589 - 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
  • Gorman, George C. & Atkins, Leonard 1968. The relationships of the Anolis of the roquet species group (Sauria: Iguanidae). III. Comparative study of display behavior. Breviora (284): 1-31 - get paper here
  • Johansson, H.; Surget-Groba, Y.; Gow, J.L. & Thorpe, R.S. 2008. Development of microsatellite markers in the St Lucia anole, Anolis luciae. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 1408–1410
  • Lazell,J.D. 1972. The anoles (Sauria: Iguanidae) of the lesser Antilles. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 143 (1): 1-115 - get paper here
  • Lewis, Todd R. 2001. Reptile observations on the Maria Islands: two satellite islands of St. Lucia (West Indies). Herpetological Bulletin (77):25-28
  • 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
  • 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
  • Roughgarden, J. 1995. Anolis Lizards of the Caribbean: Ecology, Evolution, and Plate Tectonics. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 200 pp.
  • Schmidt, J. 1979. Warum eigentlich immer Anolis carolinensis?. Herpetofauna 1 (3): 26-29 - get paper here
  • Schwartz,A. & Henderson,R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • 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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