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Anolis confusus ESTRADA & GARRIDO, 1991

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Cabo Cruz Trunk Anole 
SynonymAnolis confusus ESTRADA & GARRIDO 1991: 156.
Anolis confusus — RODRÍGUEZ SCHETTINO 1999: 353
Norops confusus — NICHOLSON 2002
Norops confusus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops confusus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionType locality: "entre Monte Gordo y Vereón, 7 km NNE de Cabo Cruz, Niquero, Granma, Cuba"  
TypesHolotype: CZACC 4.60503 (previously as CARE = colección de A. R. Estrada) 
CommentA. confusus is closely related to A. homolechis and A. jubar of Cuba.

Species group: Norops sagrei species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
  • Estrada, A. R. and O. H. Garrido 1991. Dos nuevas especies de Anolis (Lacertilia: Iguanidae) de la región oriental de Cuba. Carib. J. Sci. 27: 146-161.
  • 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. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • 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
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