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Anolis pumilus GARRIDO, 1988

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Cuban Spiny-Plant Anole 
SynonymAnolis pumilus GARRIDO 1988: 46
Anolis argillaceus — COLLETTE 1961: 140
Anolis argillaceus — GARRIDO 1975: 8
Anolis pumilus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 320
Anolis pumilus — RODRÍGUEZ SCHETTINO 1999: 254
Anolis pumilis — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Anolis pumilus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionCuba (widely distributed in the central and western portion of the island), Isla de Juventud, Archipiélago de Camaguey (Cayo Las Brujas and Cayo Santa Maria).

Type locality: Bosque de la Habana, Ciudad Habana Prov., Cuba.  
TypesHolotype: CZACC (= IZAC = IZ) 4470 (Insituto de Zoologia de la Academia de Ciencias de Cuba) 
CommentFor illustrations see Garrido, 1988.

Species group: Anolis loysianus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
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  • Estrada, A.R. 1998. Anfibios y Reptiles Encontrados Durante 1988 y 1989 en Cayo Paredón Grande, Archipiélago de Sabana-Camagüey, Cuba. Carib. J. Sci. 34 (1-2): 106-112
  • Garrido, O. H. 1988. Nueva especies para la ciencia de Anolis (Lacertilia: Iguanidae) de Cuba perteneciente al complejo argiliaceus. Donana, Acta Vert. 15: 45-57.
  • Garrido, O.H. 1975. Distribución y variación de Anolis argillaceus Cope (Lacertilia: Iguanidae) en Cuba. Poeyana (142):1-28.
  • 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 (ed.) 1999. The iguanid lizards of Cuba. University Press of Florida, 428 pp.
  • 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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