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Anolis incredulus GARRIDO & MORENO, 1998

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Turquino Emerald Anole 
SynonymAnolis incredulus GARRIDO & MORENO 1998
Anolis incredulus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis incredulus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
Anolis incredulus — DIAZ et al. 2022 
DistributionCuba (Pico Turquino, Sierra Maestra)

Type locality: Pico Cuba, macizo del Turquino, Sierra Maestra, Provincia de Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.  
TypesHolotype: CZACC 4:7394, adult female, Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática (IES), Academia de Ciencias de Cuba. 
CommentSpecies group: Anolis carolinensis species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012).

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyFrom Latin “incredulous”, “por las dudas que pudiera acarrear” 
  • Díaz LM, Cádiz A, Velazco K, Kawata M. 2022. A new dwarf green anole (Squamata: Dactyloidae) of the Anolis carolinensis species group, from western Cuba. Caribbean Herpetology 84: 1–16 - get paper here
  • Garrido,O.H. & Moreno,L.V. 1998. Nueva especie de Anolis (Lacertilia: Iguanidae) del Pico Turquino, Sierra Maestra, Cuba. Avicennia 8/9: 35-40
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - 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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