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Anolis anfiloquioi GARRIDO, 1980

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Brown-eyed Bush Anole, Anfiodlul Anole 
SynonymAnolis anfiloquioi GARRIDO 1980: 17
Anolis anfiloquioi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 216
Anolis anfiloquioi — RODRÍGUEZ SCHETTINO 1999: 289
Anolis anfiloquioi — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis anfiloquioi — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionSE Cuba

Type locality: Hill in front of the house of A. Suárez, La Poa, Sabanilla, Baracoa, Guantánamo Province, Cuba.  
TypesHolotype: CZACC (= IZAC = IZ) 4183. 
DiagnosisDESCRIPTION: Size small (SVL in males to 40 mm, in females to 39 mm); total
loreals 30-37; scales between supraorbitals 0-1; 2-3 (strongly modally 3) scales between interparietal and supraorbital semicircles; 2-4 (mode 4) postmentals; dorsals keeled; ventrals smooth. Dorsum generally chestnut-brown; a white labial band, extending over the forelimb insertion and bordered above by darker margin; a small, almost black spot on shoulders; no dark postocular spot; posterior face of thighs chestnut; throat white; venter gray with darker gray dots; dewlap rusty orange; iris brown (Schwartz & Henderson 1991: 216). 
CommentIllustrations: Garrido, 1980.

Species group: Anolis alutaceus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after Anfiloquio (Rubio) Suárez, from Baracoa, “enthusiastic and tireless collector and lover of our wildlife.” 
  • Garrido O H 1980. Revision del complejo Anolis alutaceus (Lacertilia: Iguanidae) y descripcion de una nueva especie de Cuba. POEYANA INSTITUTO DE ZOOLOGIA ACADEMIA DE CIENCIAS DE CUBA (No. 201) 1980: 1-41
  • Garrido, O. H. and S. B. Hedges. 1992. Three new grass anoles (Sauria: Iguanidae) from Cuba. Carib. J. Sci. 28: 21-29. - 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 - get paper here
  • NICHOLSON, KIRSTEN E.; BRIAN I. CROTHER, CRAIG GUYER & JAY M. SAVAGE 2018. Translating a clade based classification into one that is valid under the international code of zoological nomenclature: the case of the lizards of the family Dactyloidae (Order Squamata). Zootaxa 4461 (4): 573–586 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes (ed.) 1999. The iguanid lizards of Cuba. University Press of Florida, 428 pp.
  • 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
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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