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Anolis compressicauda SMITH & KERSTER, 1955

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Malposo Scaly Anole
S: Abanquillo Escamudo 
SynonymAnolis compressicauda SMITH & KERSTER 1955
Norops compressicaudus — GUYER & SAVAGE 1986
Norops compressicauda — LINER 1994
Norops compressicauda — KÖHLER 2000: 62
Norops compressicauda — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis compressicauda — LINER 2007
Norops compressicauda — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops compressicauda — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionSE Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca)

Type locality: La Gloria, Oaxaca, Mexico  
TypesHolotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 35625; T. MacDougall; March 11, 1953. 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012); Norops tropidonotus complex (with N. compressicauda, N. tropidonotus, N. wampuensis, N. mccraniei, N. wilsoni, N. spilorhipis) fide Köhler et al. 2016.

Distribution: see map in KÖHLER et al. 2016: 27 (Fig. 9). 
  • Aguilar-López, José Luis, Eduardo Pineda, Ricardo Luría-Manzanoand Arístides G. Vinalay. 2015. Anolis (Norops) compressicauda and Craugastor berkenbuschii. Predator-prey interaction. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(3): 336–337 - get paper here
  • Álvarez DEL TORO, M., & SMITH, H. M. 1956. Notulae herpetologicae Chiapasiae. I. Herpetologica 12: 3-17 - get paper here
  • Booth, E. S. 1959. Amphibians and Reptiles collected in México and Central America from 1952 to 1958 by the Walla Walla College Museum of Natural History. WaIla Walla College Publ. Rept. Biol. Sci. Stat. No. 24, 9 pp.
  • Canseco-Márquez, Luis, and Cynthia Grisell Ramírez-Gonzalez. 2015. New herpetofaunal records for the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(3): 363–367 - get paper here
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • García-Padilla E, DeSantis DL, Rocha A, Mata-Silva V, Johnson JD, Wilson LD. 2020. Conserving the Mesoamerican herpetofauna: the most critical case of the priority level one endemic species. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 14(2) [General Section]: 73–132 (e240) - get paper here
  • Johnson, Jerry D.; Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García Padilla, and Larry David Wilson 2015. The Herpetofauna of Chiapas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (3): 272–329. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Köhler, Gunther, Josiah H. Townsend and Claus Bo P. Petersen. 2016. Taxonomic revision of the Norops tropidonotus complex (Squamata, Dactyloidae), with the resurrection of N. spilorhipis (Alvarez del Toro and Smith, 1956) and the description of two new species. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 (1): 8–41 - get paper here
  • Mata-Silva, Vicente, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson and Elí García-Padilla. 2015. The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: composition, physiographic distribution, and conservation status. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (1): 6–62 - get paper here
  • Mckay, J. Lindley; Olga Milenkaya, Christian Langner 2021. Neue Erkenntnisse zu Arealserweiterungen einiger Reptilienarten des mexikanischen Bundesstaates Oaxaca. Sauria 43 (2): 76-84
  • Muñoz-Alonso, Luis Antonio; Jorge Nieblas-Camacho,<br />Marina Alba Chau-Cortez, Alondra Berenice González-Navarro, Jaime López-Pérez & Juan Pérez-López 2017. Diversidad de anfibios y reptiles en la Reservade la Biosfera Selva El Ocote: su vulnerabilidad ante la fragmentación y el cambio climático. In: Lorena Ruiz-Montoya et al. (eds), Vulnerabilidad social y biológica ante el cambio climático en la Re El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, pp.395-448 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Poe, S. 2004. Phylogeny of anoles. Herpetological Monographs 18: 37-89 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Smith, H. M., & KERSTER, H. W. 1955. New and noteworthy Mexican lizards of the genus Anolis. Herpetologica 11: 193-201. - get paper here
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