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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Boettger's Anole 
SynonymAnolis boettgeri BOULENGER 1911: 19
Anolis boettgeri — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 49
Anolis albimaculatus HENLE and EHRL 1991 (fide POE et al. 2008)
Dactyloa boettgeri — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Dactyloa boettgeri — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionPeru (Pasco)

Type locality: Huancabamba, Peru, 1000 m elevation [actually Oxapampa, Peru, fide BARBOUR 1934: 125; actually ~1800 fide myrmeciaman, pers. comm. 10 March 2016]

albimaculatus: E Peru; Type locality: Cordillera Azul east of Tingo Maria, Divisoria, eastern Peru, 1700 m NN.  
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.8.27-30 (and possibly additional specimens).
Holotype: ZFMK 34263, female, collected by R. SCHULTE, April 1981 [albimaculatus] 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after Mr. Enrique Böttger (1856-1944), the collector of the specimens in Huancabamba, Peru. Not to be confused with Oskar Böttger (1844-1910), a German herpetologist. 
  • Barbour, T. 1934. The anoles. II. The mainland species from México southward. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 77: 121-155. - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1911. Descriptions of new reptiles from the Andes of South America, preserved in the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 7 (37): 19-25 - get paper here
  • Henle K. and EHRL A. 1991. Zur Reptilienfauna Perus nebst Beschreibung eines neuen Anolis (Iguanidae) und zweier neuer Schlangen (Colubridae). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 42 (2): 143 - 180. - 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
  • Poe, Steven and Christian Yañez-Miranda 2008. Another New Species of Green Anolis (Squamata: Iguania) from the Eastern Andes of Peru. Journal of Herpetology 42 (3): 564 - get paper here
  • Poe, Steven; Christian Yañez-Miranda, and Edgar Lehr 2008. Notes on Variation in Anolis boettgeri Boulenger 1911, Assessment of the Status of Anolis albimaculatus Henle and Ehrl 1991, and Description of a New Species of Anolis (Squamata: Iguania) Similar to Anolis boettgeri. Journal of Herpetology 42 (2): 251-259 - get paper here
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