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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Imias Rock Anole, Imias Anole 
SynonymAnolis imias RUIBAL & WILLIAMS 1961: 237
Anolis imias — SCHWARTZ 1968: 172
Anolis imias — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 278
Anolis imias — RODRÍGUEZ SCHETTINO 1999: 372
Norops imias — NICHOLSON 2002
Norops imias — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops imias — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 

Type locality: Imias, Guantánamo Province, Cuba; emended by Schwartz, 1968, to mountains (Sierra del Purial) north of Imias, Guantánamo Province, Cuba; also emended by Garrido and Jaume, 1984, to coastal cliffs near Imias.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 42556. 
CommentSpecies group: Norops sagrei species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
  • Alfonso, Yasel U.; Lourdes Rodríguez-Schettino, Jonathan B. Losos, D. Luke Mahler, Sandra Chapman, and Teresa Imbert 2010. Geographic distribution, habitat use, and diet of Anolis imias on the southern coast of Guantanamo, Cuba. Anolis Newsletter VI: 1-10 - get paper here
  • Garrido, O. H., and M. L. Jaume. 1984. Catàlogo descriptivo de los anfibios y reptiles de Cuba. Dofiana, Acta Vertebrata, 11 (2):5-128.
  • 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 (ed.) 1999. The iguanid lizards of Cuba. University Press of Florida, 428 pp.
  • 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
  • Ruibal, R. 1964. An annotated checklist and key to the anoline lizards of Cuba. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 130 (8): 475-520. - get paper here
  • Ruibal, R. and E. E. Williams. 1961. The taxonomy of the Anolis homolechis complex of Cuba. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 125: 211-246. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1968. The Cuban lizards of the Anolis homolechis complex. Tulane Studies in Zoology 14: 140-184. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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