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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
SubspeciesAnolis saxatilis saxatilis WILLIAMS 1963
Anolis saxatilis lapidosus SCHWARTZ 1980 
Common NamesE: Pallid stout anole, Whiteman's Anole 
SynonymAnolis cybotes saxatilis MERTENS 1938
Anolis whitemani WILLIAMS 1963: 2
Anolis whitemani — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 357
Anolis whitemanni [sic] — HALLERMANN 1998
Anolis whitemani — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Audantia whitemani — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Audantia whitemani — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
Audantia saxatilis — KÖHLER et la. 2019

Anolis saxatilis lapidosus SCHWARTZ 1980
Anolis whitemani lapidosus SCHWARTZ 1980
Audantia whitemani lapidosus — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Audantia whitemani lapidosus — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
Audantia saxatilis lapidosus — KÖHLER et la. 2019 (by implication) 
DistributionHispaniola (Haiti, SW Dominican Republic)

whitemani: Plaine de Cul de Sac-Valle de Neiba, Llanos de Azua, including xeric slopes of Montagnes de Trou-d'Eau and Sierra de Baoruco. Type locality: Road to Eaux Gaillées, Département de l'Ouest, Haiti.

lapidosus: southeastern base of Presqu'île du Nord-Ouest.

INCERTAE SEDIS: Specimens from extreme northwestern Republica Dominicana and Cayos Siete Hermanos unassigned subspecifically.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SMF 25032 (saxatilis)
Holotype: MCZ 60055 [whitemani]
Holotype: MCZ 156206 [lapidosus] 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy: Köhler et al. 2019 synonymized Anolis whitemani WILLIAMS 1963 with A. (cybotes) saxatilis, previously considered a synonym of A. cybotes.

For illustrations see Williams, 1963.

Subspecies: Anolis whitemani breslini SCHWARTZ 1980 has been elevated to full species status. 
References
  • Glor, R.E.; Kolbe, J.J.; Powell, R.; Larson, A. & Losos, J.B. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis of ecological and morphological diversification in Hispaniolan trunk-ground anoles (Anolis cybotes group). Evolution 57: 2383-2397 - get paper here
  • Hallermann, J. 1998. Annotated catalogue of the type specimens of the herpetological collection in the Zoological Museum of the University of Hamburg. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst 95: 197-223.
  • Köhler, Gunther; Caroline Zimmer, Kathleen McGrath, and S. Blair Hedges 2019. A REVISION OF THE GENUS AUDANTIA OF HISPANIOLA WITH DESCRIPTION OF FOUR NEW SPECIES (REPTILIA: SQUAMATA: DACTYLOIDAE). NOVITATES CARIBAEA 14: 1-104 - get paper here
  • Muñoz, Martha M.; Johanna E. Wegener and Adam C. Algar 2014. Untangling Intra- and Interspecific Effects on Body Size Clines Reveals Divergent Processes Structuring Convergent Patterns in Anolis Lizards. The American Naturalist 184 (5), DOI: 10.1086/678084 - get paper here
  • Nicholson, K. E., R. E. Glor, J. J. Kolbe, A. Larson, S. B. Hedges, and J. B. Losos 2005. Mainland colonization by island lizards. Journal of Biogeography 32: 929–938 - 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. 2004. Phylogeny of anoles. Herpetological Monographs 18: 37-89 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Powell, R. and D.K.Carr. 1990. Anolis whitemani. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (462. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. 1980. Variation in Hispaniolan Anolis whitemani Williams. Journal of Herpetology 14 (4): 399-406. - get paper here
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz,A. 1989. A review of the Cybotoid Anoles (Reptilia: Sauria: Iguanidae) from Hispaniola. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. 78: 1-32
  • Williams, E. E. 1963. Anolis whitemani, new species from Hispaniola (Sauria, Iguanidae). Breviora (197): 1-8 - get paper here
 
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