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Anolis microlepis ÁLVAREZ DEL TORO & SMITH, 1956

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Chiapas Smooth Anole
S: Abaniquillo Liso de Chiapas 
SynonymAnolis limifrons microlepis ÁLVAREZ DEL TORO & SMITH 1956
Anolis limifrons microlepis — SMITH & SMITH 1976
Norops microlepis — LINER 1994
Anolis rodriguezi microlepis — LIEB in FLORES et al. 1995
Anolis microlepis — LINER 2007
Anolis microlepis — LINER & CASAS-ANDREU 2008: 43 
DistributionMexico (Chiapas)

Type locality: Mexico: El Ocote, [near Ocozocoautla] Chiapas.  
TypesHolotype: INHS (= UIMNH) 37971; M. Alvarez del Toro; April 15, 1955. 
CommentSynonymy: Considered as a subspecies (or synonym) of A. rodriguezi (Johnson et al. 2017, L.D. Wilson, pers. comm. 2 Oct 2017). Not mentioned at all by NICHOLSON et al. 2012, 2018. 
  • Álvarez DEL TORO, M., & SMITH, H. M. 1956. Notulae herpetologicae Chiapasiae. I. Herpetologica 12: 3-17 - get paper here
  • Flores V., Mendoza Q. & González P. 1995. Recopilación de claves para la determinación de amphibios y reptiles de México. Publ. Espec. Mus. Zool. (UNAM), no. 10
  • Liner, E.A. 1994. Scientific and common names for the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico in English and Spanish. Herpetological Circular 23: 1-113
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Smith,H.M. & Smith,R.B. 1976. Synopsis of the Herpetofauna of Mexico. Vol. III. Source analysis and index for Mexican reptiles. John Johnson, North Bennington, Vermont.
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