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Anolis scapularis BOULENGER, 1908

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis scapularis BOULENGER 1908: 113
Anolis scapularis — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 65
Anolis scapularis — DIRKSEN & DE LA RIVA 1999
Norops scapularis — NICHOLSON 2002
Norops scapularis — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionN Bolivia (Santa Cruz), W Peru

Type locality: Provincia del Sara, eastern Bolivia, 600 m elevation. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH ? 
CommentSynonymy: The validity of this species has been questioned. HENLE & EHRL (1991) as well as WILLIAMS (cited in POE & YAÑEZ-MIRANDA 2008) consider it as a synonym of A. fuscoauratus.

Species group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012) 
References
  • Boulenger, GEORGE A. 1908. Descriptions of new South-American reptiles. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 1: 111-115 - get paper here
  • Dirksen, L. & De la Riva, I. 1999. The lizards and amphisbaenians of Bolivia (Reptilia, Squamata): checklist, localities, and bibliography. Graellsia 55: 199-215
  • Henle K. and EHRL A. 1991. Zur Reptilienfauna Perus nebst Beschreibung eines neuen Anolis (Iguanidae) und zweier neuer Schlangen (Colubridae). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 42 (2): 143 - 180. - 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. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Poe, Steven and Christian Yañez-Miranda 2008. Another New Species of Green Anolis (Squamata: Iguania) from the Eastern Andes of Peru. Journal of Herpetology 42 (3): 564 - get paper here
 
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