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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Peters' Anole
S: Abaniquillo de Peters 
SynonymAnolis Petersii BOCOURT 1873: 79
Anolis petersii — BOULENGER 1885: 66
Anolis petersii bivittata WERNER 1896
Anolis petersii — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 65
Anolis petersii - PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970
Norops petersii - VILLA et al. 1988
Norops petersii — LINER 1994
Norops petersii — KÖHLER 2000: 63
Norops petersii — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis petersii — LINER 2007
Norops petersii — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops petersii — MCCRANIE & KÖHLER 2015: 131 
DistributionMexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz, San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo), Guatemala, Honduras (elevation 1340-1370 m)

Type locality: Alta Verapaz, Guatemala; restricted to Finca Samac by SMITH & TAYLOR 1950 Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: MNHN 2479, MNHN 1999.8130 (2 specimens)
Holotype: MNHN 1641 (in error) 
CommentThe syntypes of Anolis Petersii are conspecific with the holotype of Anolis biporcatus (KÖHLER & BAUER 2001). See also A. biporcatus. Color image on the cover of Iguana-Rundschreiben 16 (2) [2003].

Species group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012) 
EtymologyNamed after Wilhelm Peters (1815-1883), German herpetologist. 
References
  • Alvarez DEL TORO, M. 1982. Los Reptiles de Chiapas. 3rd ed. México: Tuxtla Gutiérrez, 248 pp.
  • Anonymous 2002. Opinion 2015 (Case 3145) Dactyloa biporcata Wiegmann 1834 (currently Anolis biporcatus) and Anolis petersii Bocourt 1873 (Reptilia, Sauria): specific names conserved by the desdignation of a neotype for A. biporcatus. Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 59 (3): 230-231 - get paper here
  • Bocourt, M. E. 1873. In: A. Duméril, M. F. Bocourt, and F. Mocquard, (1870-1909), Etudes sur les reptiles, p. i-xiv; In Recherches Zoologiques pour servir a l'Histoire de Ia Faune de l'Amérique Centrale et du Mexique. Mission Scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Ce Imprimerie Impériale, Paris, Livr. 2-15, pp. 33-860. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Johnson, Jerry D.; Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García Padilla, and Larry David Wilson 2015. The Herpetofauna of Chiapas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (3): 272–329. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Köhler, G. & Acevedo, M. 2004. The anoles (genus Norops) of Guatemala. I. The species of the Pacific versant below 1500 m elevation. Salamandra 40 (2): 113-140 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. & Bauer, A.M. 2001. Case 3145: Dactyloa biporcata WIEGMANN 1834 (currently Anolis biporcatus) and Anolis petersii BOCOURT 1873 (Reptilia: Sauria): proposed conservation of the specific names and designation of a neotype for A. biporcatus. Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 58 (2): 122-125 - get paper here
  • Köhler, Gunther, James R. McCranie and Larry David Wilson 2001. A new species of anole from western Honduras (Squamata: Polychrotidae). Herpetologica 57 (3):247-255 - get paper here
  • Lemos-Espinal, Julio A. and James R. Dixon 2013. Amphibians and Reptiles of San Luis Potosí. Eagle Mountain Publishing, xii + 300 pp.
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  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - get paper here
  • McCRANIE, J. R., & WILSON, L. D. 1985. Plectrohyla matudai Hartweg and Noropspetersi (Bocourt): additions to the herpetofauna of Honduras. Herpetological Review 16:107-108. - get paper here
  • McCranie, James R. 2015. A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with additions, comments on taxonomy, some recent taxonomic decisions, and areas of further studies needed. Zootaxa 3931 (3): 352–386 - get paper here
  • McCranie, James R. and Gunther Köhler 2015. The Anoles (Reptilia: Squamata: Dactyloidae: Anolis: Norops) of Honduras. Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard (Special Publication Series, No. 1): 1-280 [review in Q. J. Biol. 91: 227] - get paper here
  • Nicholson, K.E. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis and a test of the current infrageneric classification of Norops (beta Anolis). Herpetological Monographs 16: 93-120 - 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. 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
  • Schlüter, U. 2001. Neuerungen in der Systematik der mittelamerikanischen Saumfinger der Gattung Norops seit 1996. Iguana Rundschreiben 14 (2): 19-28
  • Solís, J. M., L. D. Wilson, and J. H. Townsend. 2014. An updated list of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with comments on their nomenclature. Mesoamerican Herpetology 1: 123–144 - get paper here
  • Stuart, L. C. 1948. The amphibians and reptiles of Alta Verapaz Guatamala. Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 69: 1-109 - get paper here
  • Stuart,L.C. 1955. A brief review of the Guatemalan lizards of the genus Anolis. Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool., Univ. Michigan No. 91: 1-31 - get paper here
  • Urbina-Cardona, J. Nicolás; Mario Olivares-Pérez, Víctor Hugo Reynoso 2006. Herpetofauna diversity and microenvironment correlates across a pasture–edge–interior ecotone in tropical rainforest fragments in the Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve of Veracruz, Mexico. Biological Conservation 132: 61–75
  • Wilson, L.D. & McCranie, J.R. 2003. The herpetofauna of the cloud forests of Honduras. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 3 (1): 34-48 - get paper here
 
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