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Anolis properus SCHWARTZ, 1968

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Hispaniolan gracile anole, Bark anole 
SynonymAnolis distichus properus SCHWARTZ 1968: 282
Ctenonotus distichus properus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988: 110
Ctenonotus distichus properus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis properus — GLOR & LAPORT 2012
Anolis distichus properus — SCHMIDT 2013
Anolis properus — POE et al. 2017
Ctenonotus properus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
Anolis distichus properus — MYERS et al. 2020 
DistributionHispaniola, E República Dominicana.

Type locality: 0.5 mi. NW Boca de Yuma, La Altagracia Province, Republica Dominicana.  
TypesSyntypes: ANSP 7780-87.
Holotype: MCZ 81125 [aurifer]
Holotype: AMNH 68640 [biminiensis]
Holotype: MCZ 81139 [dapsilis]
Syntypes: presumed in Zool. Mus. Univ. Lund [distichoides]
Syntypes: HZM 1486a-c, allotypes in ZMUC [dominicensis]
Holotype: MCZ 81133 [favillarum]
Holotype: SMF 25694 [ignigularis]
Holotype: MCZ 81140 [ocior]
Holotype: MCZ 81138 [patruelis]
Holotype: MCZ 81130 [properus]
Holotype: MCZ 91131 [sejunctus]
Holotype: MCZ 81137 [suppar]
Holotype: MCZ 81124 [tostus]
Holotype: MCZ 81136 [vinosus] 
CommentSpecies group: Ctenonotus distichus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012).

Hybridization: intergrades with A. d. ignigularis in NE La Romana. 
  • Glor, Richard E.; Robert G. Laport 2012. Are subspecies of Anolis lizards that differ in dewlap color and pattern also genetically distinct? A mitochondrial analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64 (2): 255-260 - get paper here
  • Myers, T. C., de Mello, P. L., & Glor, R. E. 2020. A morphometric assessment of species boundaries in a widespread anole lizard (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society - 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, Steven; Adrián Nieto-montes de Oca, Omar Torres-carvajal, Kevin De Queiroz, Julián A. Velasco, Brad Truett, Levi N. Gray, Mason J. Ryan, Gunther Köhler, Fernando Ayala-varela, Ian Latella 2017. A Phylogenetic, Biogeographic, and Taxonomic study of all Extant Species of Anolis (Squamata; Iguanidae). Syst Biol 66: 663–697 - get paper here
  • Schmidt, T. 2013. Auf Schlangensuche im Familien-Urlaub. Ein Drama in drei Akten. Reptilia (Münster) 18 (99): 68-75 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1968. Geographic variation in Anolis distichus Cope (Lacertilia, Iguanidae) in the Bahama Islands and Hispaniola. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 137 (2): 255-309 - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1988. West Indian Amphibian and Reptiles: A Checklist. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. No. 74: 264 pp.
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