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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Annex Anole 
SynonymAnolis annectens WILLIAMS 1974
Norops annectens — SAVAGE & GUYER 1989: 106
Norops annectens — NICHOLSON 2002
Norops annectens — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops annectens — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 

Type locality: Venezuela, Zulia, Lago de Maracaibo  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 5679 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012) 
  • Barros, T.R., L.F. Esqueda, A. Mijares-Urrutia, and K.E. Nicholson 2007. The lost link rediscovered: variation and distribution of Norops annectens (Squamata: Polychrotidae). Tropical Zoology 20: 41-53. - get paper here
  • Mijares-Urrutia, A.; La Marca, E.; Nicholson, K.E.; Esqueda, L.F.; Barros, T.R. 2007. The anoline "lost link" rediscovered: variation and distribution of Anolis annectens Williams 1974 (Squamata Polychrotidae). Tropical Zoology 20 (1): 41-53 - get paper here
  • Nicholson KE, C. Guyer, and JG Phillips 2017. Biogeographic Origin of Mainland Norops (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Assumptions Inhibiting Progress in Comparative Biology (eds. Crother and Parenti), pp. 169–184
  • Nicholson, K.E. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis and a test of the current infrageneric classification of Norops (beta Anolis). Herpetological Monographs 16: 93-120 - 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
  • Peterson, J. A.;Williams, Ernest E. 1981. A case history in retrograde evolution: the onca lineage in Anoline lizards. II. Subdigital fine structure. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 149 (4): 215-268 - 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.; 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
  • Savage, Jay M. & Guyer, Craig 1989. Infrageneric classification and species composition of the anole genera, Anolis, Ctenonotus, Dactyloa, Norops and Semiurus (Sauria: Iguanidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 10: 105-116 - get paper here
  • Williams,E.E. 1974. A case history in retrograde evolution: The onca lineage in anoline lizards. I. Anolis annectens new species, intermediate between the genera Anolis and Tropidodactylus. Breviora (421): 1-21 - get paper here
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