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Anolis matudai SMITH, 1956

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesS: Abaniquillo de Matuda
E: Matuda’s Anole 
SynonymAnolis matudai SMITH 1956
Norops matudai — VILLA et al. 1988
Norops matudai — LINER 1994
Norops matudai — KÖHLER 2000: 63
Norops matudai — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis matudai — LINER 2007
Norops matudai — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops matudai — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionSE Mexico (Chiapas), Guatemala

Type locality: Mexico: Region de Soconusco, Chiapas;  
TypesHolotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 34199, E. Matuda; 1944 - 1949. 
CommentSpecies group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012) 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the holotype, E. Matuda. 
  • Aguilar-López JL, Luría-Manzano R, Pineda E, Canseco-Márquez L 2021. Selva Zoque, Mexico: an important Mesoamerican tropical region for reptile species diversity and conservation. ZooKeys 1054: 127-153 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Johnson, Jerry D.; Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García Padilla, and Larry David Wilson 2015. The Herpetofauna of Chiapas, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 (3): 272–329. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, G. 2008. Reptiles of Central America. 2nd Ed. Herpeton-Verlag, 400 pp.
  • Köhler, Gunther and Eric N. Smith 2008. A New Species of Anole of the Norops schiedei group from Western Guatemala (Squamata: Polychrotidae). Herpetologica 64 (2): 216-223 - get paper here
  • McCRANIE, J. R., & WILSON, L. D. 1985. Plectrohyla matudai Hartweg and Noropspetersi (Bocourt): additions to the herpetofauna of Honduras. Herpetological Review 16:107-108. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Smith, H.M. 1956. A new anole (Reptilia: Squamata) from Chiapas, México. Herpetologica 12: 1-2 - get paper here
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