Anolis marcanoi WILLIAMS, 1975
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|Higher Taxa||Anolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Red-fanned Stout Anole|
|Synonym||Anolis marcanoi WILLIAMS 1975: 2|
Anolis marcanoi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 296
Anolis marcanoi — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Audantia marcanoi — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Audantia marcanoi — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
|Distribution||Hispaniola (SC Dominican Republic)|
Type locality: “ca. 5 km N La Horma, Peravia Province, Dominican Republic”
|Types||Holotype: MCZ 131837 (in catalogue as 131876)|
|Diagnosis||DESCRIPTION: Size moderate (SVL in males to 57 mm, in females to 49 mm); 4-6|
rows of loreals; scales between supraorbitals 0-1 (strongly modally 0); 1-3 (mode 2) scales between interparietal and supraorbital semicircles; 0-1 (mode 1) scales between suboculars and supralabials; 3-5 postrostrals; 2-5 postmentals; dorsals small, granular, flattened; median dorsals not abruptly enlarged; supradigital scales multicarinate; ventrals much larger than dorsals, smooth, cycloid; tail compressed, verticillate, 4 median dorsals/verticil. Dorsum medium brown; flank stripe poorly indicated or absent; dumbbells in males poorly expressed at their lateral expansions, rarely complete across dorsum; a black postocular blotch invariably present; venter cream to tannish; throat white to grayish, lineate black in females; dewlap basically red but at times with pink marbling, or basally dark reddish with a red or orange-red suffusion peripherally, or rich red streaked with black, or purplish to bluish centrally; females with edge of vestigial dewlap distinctly red to reddish (Schwartz & Henderson 1991: 296).
|Etymology||Named for Professor Eugenio de Jesus Marcano F.|
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