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Anolis pinchoti COCHRAN, 1931

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Crab Cay Anole 
SynonymAnolis pinchoti COCHRAN 1931: 354
Anolis pinchoti — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 314
Norops pinchoti — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis pinchoti — CALDÉRON-ESPINOSA et al. 2012
Norops pinchoti — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops pinchoti — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionColombia (Isla de Providencia, Santa Catalina, Crab Cay islands)

Type locality: Isla de Providencia.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 76945. 
DiagnosisDESCRIPTION: Size moderate (SVL in males to 52 mm, in females to 46 mm); 4-6
rows of loreals; scales between supraorbitals 0-2 (mode 1); 1-3 (mode 2) scales between interparietal and supraorbital semicircles; 6 postrostrals; 6-8 postmentals; suboculars in contact with supralabials; dorsals keeled, larger than lateral scales, the median 0-3 rows enlarged (= subequal to ventrals); ventrals keeled; supra- digital scales multicarinate. Dorsum barred or striped; underside of hindlimbs, area about vent, and proximal taillight red; dewlap red to dusky red (Schwartz & Henderson 1991: 314). 
CommentFor illustrations see Corn and Dalby, 1973.

Species group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012)

Abundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Calderón-Espinosa, M. L. and A. Barragán Forero 2012. Morphological Diversification in Solitary Endemic Anoles: Anolis concolor and Anolis pinchoti from San Andrés and Providence Islands, Colombia. South American J. Herp. 6 (3): 205-210 [2011] - get paper here
  • Carvajal-Cogollo, J.E.; L.E. Rojas-Murcia. & G. Cárdenas-Arévalo 2020. Reptiles del Caribe colombiano/ Reptiles of the Colombian Caribbean. Tunja: Editorial UPTC, 268 pp. - get paper here
  • Cochran, D. M. 1931. A new lizard (Anolis pinchoti) from Old Providence Island. J. Washington Acad. Sci. 21: 350-355. - get paper here
  • Corn, M.J., and Dalby, P.L. 1973. Systematics of the anoles of San Andrés and Providencia Islands, Colombia. Journal of Herpetology 7 (2): 63-74. - get paper here
  • McNish, T. 2011. La fauna del archipiélago de San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina, Colombia, Sudamérica. Colomba Andina de Impresos, ISBN 978-958-99518-1-1
  • 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, 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
  • Sánchez-C, H., O. V. Castaño-M, and G. Cárdenas-A. 1995. Diversidad de los Reptiles en Colombia. In: Rangel-C, J. O., editor. Colombia Diversidad Biótica I Bogotá. Colombia Editorial Guadalupe. pp.<br />227–325.
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
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