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Anolis schiedii (WIEGMANN, 1834)

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Schiede's Anole
S: Abaniquillo de Schiede 
SynonymDactyloa schiedii WIEGMANN 1834: 48
Anolis schiedii — BOULENGER 1885: 52
Anolis schiedi — GÜNTHER 1885: 46
Anolis schiedii — SMITH & TAYLOR 1950: 63
Anolis schiedi — FITCH & HENDERSON 1973: 127
Anolis schiedei — WILSON & MCCRANIE 1982 (invalid emendation)
Anolis schiedei — ZOOLOGICAL RECORD
Norops schiedei — MCCRANIE et al 1993
Norops schiedei — LINER 1994
Norops schiedii [sic] — NICHOLSON 2002
Anolis schiedei — LINER 2007
Norops schiedei — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops schiedii — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionMexico (Veracruz; exact range unknown fide SMITH & TAYLOR 1950).

Type locality: Mexico  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 526 
CommentGÜNTHER (1885: 46) mentions this species from Guatemala and Venezuela.

Species group: Norops auratus Species Group (fide Nicholson et al. 2012) 
EtymologyNamed after one of the German collectors, Christian J.W. Schiede. Note, however, that the original spelling in Wiegmann 1834 is intentional and valid. 
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  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Fitch H S 1978. Two new anoles (Reptilia: Iguanidae) from Oaxaca with comments on other Mexican species. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contr. Biol. Geol. (No. 20) 1978: 1-15 - get paper here
  • Fitch, H.S. & Henderson, R.W. 1973. A new anole (Reptilia: Iguanidae) from southern Veracruz, Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 7 (2): 125-128 - get paper here
  • Günther, A. C. L. G. 1885. Reptilia and Batrachia. Biologia Centrali-Américana. Taylor, & Francis, London, 326 pp. [published in parts from 1885-1902; reprint by the SSAR 1987] - get paper here
  • Kelly-Hernández, Alfonso; Víctor Vásquez-Cruz, Nelson Martín Cerón-de la Luz, Eder León-López, Uri Omar García-Vázquez y Luis Canseco-Márquez 2018. HISTORIA NATURAL Y NUEVOS REGISTROS DE DISTRIBUCIÓN DE ANOLIS SCHIEDII (SQUAMATA: DACTYLOIDAE) UNA LAGARTIJA ENDÉMICA DE VERACRUZ. Rev. Latinoamer. Herp. 1 (1): 44-46 - get paper here
  • Köhler, Gunther and Eric N. Smith 2008. A New Species of Anole of the Norops schiedei group from Western Guatemala (Squamata: Polychrotidae). Herpetologica 64 (2): 216-223 - get paper here
  • Köhler, Gunther, James R. McCranie and Larry David Wilson 2001. A new species of anole from western Honduras (Squamata: Polychrotidae). Herpetologica 57 (3):247-255 - get paper here
  • McCranie J R. Cruz G A. Holm P A. 1993. A new species of cloud forest lizard of the Norops schiedei group (Sauria: Polychrotidae) from northern Honduras. Journal of Herpetology 27 (4): 386-392 - 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
  • Nieto-Montes de Oca,A. 1994. Rediscovery and redescription of Anolis schiedii (Wiegmann) (Squamata: Polychridae) from central Veracruz, Mexico. Herpetologica 50: 325-335. - get paper here
  • PERALTA-HERNÁNDEZ, RAFAEL & ANDRÉS PEREA-PÉREZ. 2022. Geographic distribution: NOROPS SCHIEDII (Schiede ́s Anole). MÉXICO: VERACRUZ: Municipality of Ixhuatlancillo. Herpetological Review 53(3): 443.
  • Peralta-Hernández, Rafael; Raúl Osvaldo Peralta-Hernández, Gabriela Parra-Olea, Aldo López-Velázquez, Mirna G. García-Castillo 2020. Amphibians and reptiles from cloud forest at Cumbre de Tonalixco in the central Veracruz highlands of Mexico. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 27 (3): 501-505 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Torres-Hernández, LA, Ramírez-Bautista A, Cruz-Elizalde R, Hernández-Salinas U, Berriozabal-Islas C, DeSantis DL, Johnson JD, Rocha A, García-Padilla E, Mata-Silva V, Fucsko LA, and Wilson LD. 2021. The herpetofauna of Veracruz, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 15(2) [General Section]: 72–155 - get paper here
  • Wiegmann,A.F.A. 1834. Herpetologia Mexicana, seu descriptio amphibiorum novae hispaniae , quae itineribus comitis de Sack, Ferdinandi Deppe et Chr. Guil. Schiede im Museum Zoologicum Berolinense Pervenerunt. Pars prima, saurorum species. Berlin, Lüderitz, iv + 54 pp. - get paper here
  • Wilson L D; McCranie J R 1982. A new cloud forest Anolis (Sauria: Iguanidae) of the schiedei group from Honduras. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 85(3) 1982: 133-141 - get paper here
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