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Anolis taylori SMITH & SPIELER, 1945

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Taylor's Anole
S: Abaniquillo de Taylor 
SynonymAnolis taylori SMITH & SPIELER 1945
Anolis taylori — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 61
Anolis taylori — DUELLMAN 1965
Anolis taylori — FITCH 1976
Anolis taylori — LIEB 1981
Norops taylori — LINER 1994
Norops taylori — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis taylori — LINER 2007
Norops taylori — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis taylori — KÖHLER et al. 2014: 144 
DistributionMexico (Guerrero)

Type locality: One mile north of Acapulco, Guerrero.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 132358 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012) 
EtymologyNamed after Edward Harrison Taylor, 1889-1978 [obituary in Herp Review 10 (2): 47; see also Borrell 2013 for further biographical notes] 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Borrell, B. 2013. The spy who loved frogs. Nature 501: 150-153 - get paper here
  • Duellman, W.E. 1965. A biogeographic account of the herpetofauna of Michoacan, Mexico. Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. 15 (14): 627-709. - get paper here
  • Fitch, H. S. 1970. Reproductive cycles of lizards and snakes. Misc. Publ. Univ. Kans. Mus. Nat. Hist. 52: 1-247 - get paper here
  • Fitch, H. S. 1976. Sexual size difference in the mainland anoles. Occ. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas 50:21 pp. - get paper here
  • KÖHLER, GUNTHER 2014. Characters of external morphology used in Anolis taxonomy—Definition of terms, advice on usage, and illustrated examples. Zootaxa 3774 (2): 201–257 - get paper here
  • KÖHLER, GUNTHER; RAÚL GÓMEZ TREJO PÉREZ, CLAUS BO P. PETERSEN & FAUSTO R. MÉNDEZ DE LA CRUZ 2014. A revision of the Mexican Anolis (Reptilia, Squamata, Dactyloidae) from the Pacific versant west of the Isthmus de Tehuantepec in the states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Puebla, with the description of six new species. Zootaxa 3862 (1): 001–210 - 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
  • PALACIOS-AGUILAR, RICARDO & OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA 2018. An updated checklist of the herpetofauna from Guerrero, Mexico. Zootaxa 4422 (1): 1-24 - 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
  • Smith, H.M. 1979. EDWARD HARRISON TAYLOR, 1889-1978. Herpetological Review 10 (2): 47-50 - get paper here
  • Smith, Hobart M. & Spieler 1945. A new anole from Mexico. Copeia 1945 (3): 165-168 - get paper here
  • Smith,H.M. & Taylor,E.H. 1950. An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Mexico exclusive of the snakes. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 199: 1-253 - get paper here
 
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