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Anolis pogus LAZELL, 1972

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Anguilla bank bush anole, Watts' Anole 
SynonymAnolis wattsi pogus LAZELL 1972: 35
Anolis wattsi pogus — MCLEAN et al. 1977
Anolis pogus — BURNELL & HEDGES 1990
Anolis wattsi pogus — POWELL et al. 1992
Anolis pogus — SCHNEIDER et al. 2001
Anolis pogus — POWELL & HENDERSON 2001
Anolis pogus — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Ctenonotus pogus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Ctenonotus pogus — GIOVANNOTTI ET AL. 2016
Ctenonotus pogus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionSt.-Martin (= St. Maarten); known to have occurred on Anguilla, where now apparently extinct; may also have occurred on St.-Barthélémy.

Type locality: Columbier Valley, French St. Martin.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 127052 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Lazell 1972: 35

Scalation: Lazell 1972: 35

Coloration: Lazell 1972: 36

Sexual dimorphism: Lazell 1972: 36 
CommentFor illustrations see Lazell, 1972; Schwartz and Henderson, 1985.

Species group: Ctenonotus bimaculatus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012).

Karyotype: 2n=29, X1X2Y (males) or 2n = 0, X1X1X2X2 (females) (Giovannotti et al. 2016) 
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  • Giovannotti, M.; & V. A. Trifonov, & A. Paoletti & I. G. Kichigin & P. C. M. O’Brien & F. Kasai & G. Giovagnoli & B. L. Ng & P. Ruggeri & P. Nisi Cerioni & A. Splendiani & J. C. Pereira, & E. Olmo & W. Rens & V. Caputo Barucchi, & M. A. Ferguson-Smit 2016. New insights into sex chromosome evolution in anole lizards (Reptilia, Dactyloidae). Chromosoma 126 (2): 245–260 | Cite as DOI 10.1007/s00412-016-0585-6 - get paper here
  • Kichigin, I.G.;Massimo Giovannotti, Alex I. Makunin, Bee L. Ng, Marsel R. Kabilov, Alexey E. Tupikin, Vincenzo Caputo Barucchi, Andrea Splendiani, Paolo Ruggeri, Willem Rens, Patricia C. M. O’Brien, Malcolm A. Ferguson-Smith, Alexander S. Graphodatsk 2016. Evolutionary dynamics of Anolis sex chromosomes revealed by sequencing of flow sorting-derived microchromosome-specific DNA. Mol Genet Genomics, doi:10.1007/s00438-016-1230-z - get paper here
  • Lazell,J.D. 1972. The anoles (Sauria: Iguanidae) of the lesser Antilles. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 143 (1): 1-115 - get paper here
  • Lisachov, A. P., Makunin, A. I., Giovannotti, M., Pereira, J. C., Druzhkova, A. S., Caputo Barucchi, V., Trifonov, V. A. 2019. Genetic Content of the Neo-Sex Chromosomes in Ctenonotus and Norops (Squamata, Dactyloidae) and Degeneration of the Y Chromosome as Revealed by High-Throughput Sequencing of Individual Chromosomes. Cytogenetic and Genome Research - get paper here
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  • 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
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  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Powell, R.;Passaro, R. J.;Henderson, R. W. 1992. Noteworthy herpetological records from Saint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. Carib. J. Sci. 28: 234-234
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