Anolis tenorioensis KÖHLER, 2011
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|Higher Taxa||Dactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Anolis tenorioensis KÖHLER 2011|
Norops tenorioensis — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
|Distribution||Costa Rica (Volcán Tenorio)|
Type locality: near Laguna Danta, Volcán Tenorio (10.70521°N, 85.03068°W, WGS84), 1160 m elevation, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica.
|Types||Holotype: SMF 91985, an adult male; collected 5 March 2011 by Gunther Köhler, Donald Varela Soto, and Joséph Vargas. Field tag number GK 3324.|
Paratypes. SMF 91986, UCR 21182, same collecting data as holotype.
|Comment||Anolis tenorioensis differs from all other species in the A. altae complex by having the ventral surfaces of body and limbs distinctly reticulated with dark brown pigment and a male dewlap that is dark red with brown blotches, as well as in several morphometric and pholidotic characteristics. It further differs from its geographically nearest congener of this complex, A. monteverde, by having a bilobate hemipenis (unilobate in A. monteverde).|
Species group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012)
Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||The name tenorioensis is derived from Volcán Tenorio where the type series of the species was collected and to where it is probably restricted, and the Latin suffix -ensis (denoting place or locality).|
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