Anolis barbouri (SCHMIDT, 1919)
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|Higher Taxa||Dactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Hispaniolan hopping anole|
|Synonym||Chamaelinorops barbouri SCHMIDT 1919: 523|
Chamaelinorops wetmorei COCHRAN 1928: 45
Chamaelinorops barbouri — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 383
Anolis barbouri — HASS et al. 1993
Anolis barbouri — HABERHAM 2003
Chamaelinorops barbouri — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Chamaelinorops barbouri — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
|Distribution||Hispaniola (S Haiti, W Dominican Republic)|
Type locality: "Navassa Island"; restricted by Thomas, 1966b, to extreme western Tiburon Peninsula (Massif de la Hotte), Haiti.
|Types||Holotype: AMNH 12602.|
Holotype: USNM 72630 [Chamaelinorops wetmorei]
|Diagnosis||DESCRIPTION: Size small (SVL in males to 44 mm, in females to 55 mm); 3-6 ver- ticalloreal rows; scales between supraorbitals 1-3; 1-4 (mode 2) scales between interparietal and supraorbital semicircles; 5-8 postrostrals; 0-3 (mode 2) postmentals; about 4-10 rows of middorsal scales greatly enlarged, keeled, precisely overlying expanded, lateral, bony, vertebral wings; more laterally, a zone of smaller, rather granular scales, in tum followed by either a zone of 2 rows of somewhat enlarged, keeled scales or scattered, enlarged, keeled scales, followed by a narrow zone of granules abutting on 12-18 rows of enlarged, keeled ventrals; dorsal aspect rough. Dorsum varying shades of brown and tan (a limited green or greenish metachrosis); enlarged, keeled dorsals light tan to reddish brown, sides darker brown; 2 more or less incomplete dark brown crossbands; a dark preocular bar; eye-skin brown with darker radiating lines onto supralabials; chin and venter dark orange-brown to tan with darker and lighter flecks to give "wooden" appearance; pair of dark brown bars across chin; pair of black blotches on throat, separated by longitudinal orange line; a cream anteorbital blotch in loreal region; an orange postfemoral blotch sometimes present; dewlap (males only) small but still obvious, black with pale yellow edge (Schwartz & Henderson 1991: 383).|
|Comment||Synonymy: The genus Chamaelinorops was synonymized with Anolis by Hass et al. (1993). C. wetmorei is listed as synonym by SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988.|
|Etymology||Named after Thomas Barbour (1884-1946), Associate Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians (1923), and, later, Director (1927) of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard.|
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