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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesAnolis saxatilis saxatilis WILLIAMS 1963
Anolis saxatilis lapidosus SCHWARTZ 1980 
Common NamesPallid stout anole, Whiteman's Anole 
SynonymAnolis cybotes saxatilis MERTENS 1938
Anolis whitemani WILLIAMS 1963: 2
Anolis whitemani — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 357
Anolis whitemanni [sic] — HALLERMANN 1998
Anolis whitemani — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Audantia whitemani — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Audantia whitemani — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
Audantia saxatilis — KÖHLER et la. 2019

Anolis saxatilis lapidosus SCHWARTZ 1980
Anolis whitemani lapidosus SCHWARTZ 1980
Audantia whitemani lapidosus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Audantia whitemani lapidosus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
Audantia saxatilis lapidosus — KÖHLER et la. 2019 (by implication) 
DistributionHispaniola (Haiti, SW Dominican Republic)

whitemani: Plaine de Cul de Sac-Valle de Neiba, Llanos de Azua, including xeric slopes of Montagnes de Trou-d'Eau and Sierra de Baoruco. Type locality: Road to Eaux Gaillées, Département de l'Ouest, Haiti.

lapidosus: southeastern base of Presqu'île du Nord-Ouest.

INCERTAE SEDIS: Specimens from extreme northwestern Republica Dominicana and Cayos Siete Hermanos unassigned subspecifically.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SMF 25032 (saxatilis)
Holotype: MCZ 60055 [whitemani]
Holotype: MCZ 156206 [lapidosus] 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy: Köhler et al. 2019 synonymized Anolis whitemani WILLIAMS 1963 with A. (cybotes) saxatilis, previously considered a synonym of A. cybotes.

For illustrations see Williams, 1963.

Subspecies: Anolis whitemani breslini SCHWARTZ 1980 has been elevated to full species status. 
Etymology 
References
  • Glor, R.E.; Kolbe, J.J.; Powell, R.; Larson, A. & Losos, J.B. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis of ecological and morphological diversification in Hispaniolan trunk-ground anoles (Anolis cybotes group). Evolution 57: 2383-2397 - get paper here
  • Hallermann, J. 1998. Annotated catalogue of the type specimens of the herpetological collection in the Zoological Museum of the University of Hamburg. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst 95: 197-223.
  • Köhler, Gunther; Caroline Zimmer, Kathleen McGrath, and S. Blair Hedges 2019. A REVISION OF THE GENUS AUDANTIA OF HISPANIOLA WITH DESCRIPTION OF FOUR NEW SPECIES (REPTILIA: SQUAMATA: DACTYLOIDAE). NOVITATES CARIBAEA 14: 1-104 - get paper here
  • Muñoz, Martha M.; Johanna E. Wegener and Adam C. Algar 2014. Untangling Intra- and Interspecific Effects on Body Size Clines Reveals Divergent Processes Structuring Convergent Patterns in Anolis Lizards. The American Naturalist 184 (5), DOI: 10.1086/678084 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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 - get paper here
  • NICHOLSON, KIRSTEN E.; BRIAN I. CROTHER, CRAIG GUYER & JAY M. SAVAGE 2018. Translating a clade based classification into one that is valid under the international code of zoological nomenclature: the case of the lizards of the family Dactyloidae (Order Squamata). Zootaxa 4461 (4): 573–586 - 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
  • Powell, R. and D.K.Carr. 1990. Anolis whitemani. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (462. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1980. Variation in Hispaniolan Anolis whitemani Williams. Journal of Herpetology 14 (4): 399-406. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz,A. 1989. A review of the Cybotoid Anoles (Reptilia: Sauria: Iguanidae) from Hispaniola. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. 78: 1-32
  • Williams, E. E. 1963. Anolis whitemani, new species from Hispaniola (Sauria, Iguanidae). Breviora (197): 1-8 - get paper here
 
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