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Anolis terueli NAVARRO, FERNANDEZ & GARRIDO, 2001

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesYellow-fanned Pallid Anole 
SynonymAnolis terueli NAVARRO, FERNANDEZ & GARRIDO 2001
Anolis terueli — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionCuba

Type locality: CUBA, 1 km al S de Sibanicú, Provincia de Camagüey.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MHNH 14.111 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Small size with compact complexion. Fold in the ear opening. Base of tail swollen and enlarged post-cloacal scales in males. Snout short. High number of loreal scales. Males with gular fold yellowish, not very developed. Conspicuous suprascapular black spot. Mental divided, as long as wide.
 
CommentSpecies group: Anolis carolinensis species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
Etymologynamed after the collector of the type, Rolando Teruel, Cuban arachnologist. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Navarro, Nils P.; Fernandez, Alejandro V.; Garrido, Orlando H. 2001. Taxonomic reconsideracion of Anolis centralis litoralis and description of a new species of the argillaceus group (Sauria: Iguanidae) for Cuba. [in Spanish]. Solenodon 1:66-75
  • 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
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes, Carlos A. Mancina & Vilma Rivalta González 2013. REPTILES OF CUBA: CHECKLIST AND GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (144): 1-96 - get paper here
 
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