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Anolis monensis STEJNEGER, 1904

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMona Anole 
SynonymAnolis monensis STEJNEGER 1904: 646
Anolis monensis — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 303
Anolis monensis — BRANDLEY & DE QUEIROZ 2004
Anolis monesis — EZAZ et al. 2009 (in error)
Ctenonotus monensis — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionIsla Mona (Puerto Rico Bank)

Type locality: Isla Mona.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 29387. 
CommentFor illustrations see Stejneger, 1904; Rivero, 1978.
Ecomorph class: trunk-ground.

Species group: Ctenonotus cristatellus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
References
  • 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
  • Ezaz, T. et al. 2009. Sex Chromosome Evolution in Lizards: Independent Origins and Rapid Transitions. Cytogenet Genome Res 127: 249-260 - get paper here
  • Gorman, George C.;Thomas, Richard;Atkins, Leonard 1968. Intra- and interspecific chromosome variation in the lizard Anolis cristatellus and its closest relatives. Breviora (293): 1-13 - get paper here
  • Gorman,G.C. & Stamm,B. 1975. The Anolis lizards of Mona, Redonda, and La Blanquilla: chromosomes, relationships, and natural history notes. Journal of Herpetology 9 (2): 197-205 - 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
 
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