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Anolis pigmaequestris GARRIDO, 1975

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Pygmy Giant Anole, Cayko Frances Anole 
SynonymAnolis pigmaequestris GARRIDO 1975: 4
Anolis pigmaequestris — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 313
Anolis pigmaequestris — RODRÍGUEZ SCHETTINO 1999: 205
Deiroptyx pigmaequestris — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Deiroptyx pigmaequestris — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 

Type locality: Cayo Francés, Archipiélago de Sabana-Camagüey, Caibarién, Villa Clara Province, Cuba.  
TypesHolotype: CZACC (= IZAC = IZ) 2884. 
CommentFor illustrations see Garrido, 1975.

Species group: Deiroptyx equestris species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
  • Garrido, O. H. 1975. Nuevos reptiles del archipielago cubano. Poeyana 141:1-58.
  • 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
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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