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Anolis ustus COPE, 1864

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis ustus COPE 1864
Anolis ustus — BOULENGER 1885: 73
Anolis ustus — BARBOUR & COLE 1906: 148
Anolis ustus — LARA-TUFIÑO et al. 2016 
DistributionMexico (Campeche, Yucatán, Quintana Roo)., Belize

Type locality: “Belize”  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.5.60-61 (60: female, 61: male) 
CommentSynonymy: A. ustus has been considered as a synonym of A. sericeus for decades but was revalidated by LARA-TUFIÑO et al. 2016.

Species group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012, by implication) 
  • Barbour, T., and L. J. Cole. 1906. Vertebrata from Yucatan. Reptilia, Amphibia and Pisces. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 50: 146-159 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Cope, E.D. 1864. Contributions to the herpetology of tropical America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 16: 166-181. - get paper here
  • Lara-Tufiño JD, Nieto-Montes de Oca A, Ramírez-Bautista A, Gray LN 2016. Resurrection of Anolis ustus Cope, 1864 from synonymy with Anolis sericeus Hallowell, 1856 (Squamata, Dactyloidae). ZooKeys 619: 147–162, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.619.9650 - get paper here
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