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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Tiger Anole
S: Anolis tigre 
SynonymAnolis tigrinus PETERS 1863: 143
Anolis tigrinus — BOULENGER 1885: 55
Anolis tigrinus — BAUER et al. 1995: 59
Anolis tigrinus — UGUETO et al. 2009
Dactyloa tigrina — NICHOLSON et al. 2012 
DistributionN Venezuela

Type locality: “Chili” Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 4686, ZMH (lost fide BAUER et al. 1995) 
CommentThe type locality given by PETERS 1863, “Chili” [= Chile] is in error fide PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS (1970).

Species groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
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  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Mijares-Urrutia, A., CeÒaris, J. C. & Arends, R. A. 1992. ANOLIS TIGRINUS PETERS 1863 (LACERTILIA: POLYCHRIDAE): REESCRIPCIÓN Y DISTRIBUCIÓN EN VENEZUELA. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, LII(138):123-132
  • 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
  • Peters, James A.; Donoso-Barros, Roberto & Orejas-Miranda, Braulio 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part I Snakes. Part II Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 347 pp. - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1863. Über einige neue Arten der Saurier-Gattung Anolis. Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1863 (März): 135-149. - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Rivas, Gilson A. and Mayke De Freitas. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Anolis tigrinus (tiger anole). Herpetological Review 46 (2): 216
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
  • Señaris, J. Celsa; María Matilde Aristeguieta Padrón, Haidy Rojas Gil y Fernando J. M. Rojas-Runjaic 2018. Guía ilustrada de los anfibios y reptiles del valle de Caracas, Venezuela. Ediciones IVIC, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas (IVIC). Caracas, Venezuela. 348 pp.
  • Ugueto, Gabriel N.; Gilson Rivas, Tito Barros and Eric N. Smith 2009. A Revision of the Venezuelan Anoles II: Redescription of Anolis squamulatus Peters 1863 and Anolis tigrinus Peters 1863 (Reptilia: Polychrotidae). Carib. J. Sci. 45 (1): 30-51 - get paper here
  • Williams E E 1992. New or problematic Anolis from Colombia. 7. Anolis lamari, a new anole from the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia, with a discussion of tigrinus and punctatus species group boundaries. Breviora (495): 1-24 - get paper here
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