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Anolis favillarum SCHWARTZ, 1968

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymAnolis distichus favillarum SCHWARTZ 1968: 289
Ctenonotus distichus favillarum — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988: 109
Anolis favillarum — GLOR & LAPORT 2012
Ctenonotus distichus favillarum — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis favillarum — POE et al. 2017
Anolis distichus favillarum — MACGUIGAN et al. 2017
Ctenonotus favillarum — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
Anolis distichus favillarum — HEDGES et al. 2019
Anolis distichus favillarum — MYERS et al. 2020 
DistributionHispaniola, Sierra de Baoruco, República Dominicana

Type locality: 3 km NE Las Auyamas, 3300 ft., Barahona Province, Republica Dominicana.

Possibly intergrading with A. d. dominicensis in Pedernales Province. Elevation: 2300 ft. to 4450 ft.
TypesHolotype: MCZ 81133 
CommentSpecies group: Ctenonotus distichus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
  • Glor, Richard E.; Robert G. Laport 2012. Are subspecies of Anolis lizards that differ in dewlap color and pattern also genetically distinct? A mitochondrial analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64 (2): 255-260 - get paper here
  • Hedges SB, Powell R, Henderson RW, Hanson S, and Murphy JC 2019. Definition of the Caribbean Islands biogeographic region, with checklist and recommendations for standardized common names of amphibians and reptiles. Caribbean Herpetology 67: 1–53
  • MacGuigan DJ, Geneva AJ, Glor RE. 2017. A genomic assessment of species boundaries and hybridization in a group of highly polymorphic anoles (distichus species complex). Ecol Evol. 7: 3657–3671, doi:10.1002/ece3.2751 - get paper here
  • Myers, T. C., de Mello, P. L., & Glor, R. E. 2020. A morphometric assessment of species boundaries in a widespread anole lizard (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society - 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, Steven; Adrián Nieto-montes de Oca, Omar Torres-carvajal, Kevin De Queiroz, Julián A. Velasco, Brad Truett, Levi N. Gray, Mason J. Ryan, Gunther Köhler, Fernando Ayala-varela, Ian Latella 2017. A Phylogenetic, Biogeographic, and Taxonomic study of all Extant Species of Anolis (Squamata; Iguanidae). Syst Biol 66: 663–697 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1968. Geographic variation in Anolis distichus Cope (Lacertilia, Iguanidae) in the Bahama Islands and Hispaniola. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 137 (2): 255-309 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1988. West Indian Amphibian and Reptiles: A Checklist. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. No. 74: 264 pp. - get paper here
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