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Anolis schwartzi LAZELL, 1972

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Saint Kitts Bank Bush Anole, Schwartz' Anole 
SynonymAnolis wattsi schwartzi LAZELL 1972
Anolis schwartzi — BURNELL & HEDGES 1990
Anolis wattsi schwartzi — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991
Anolis schwartzi — POWELL & HENDERSON 2001
Anolis wattsi schwartzi — VAN BEEST & HABERHAM 2003
Anolis schwartzi — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Anolis schwartzi — JOYCE et al. 2010
Ctenonotus schwartzi — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Ctenonotus schwartzi — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 
DistributionSt. Eustatius, St. Christopher, Nevis.

Type locality: Nevis Peak: South slope above Rawlings, 2500 ft., Nevis.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 127088 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Lazell 1972: 32

Scalation: Lazell 1972: 32

Coloration: Lazell 1972: 33

Sexual dimorphism: Lazell 1972: 33 
CommentThe wattsi group of anoles contains wattsi, forresti, pogus, and schwartzi.

Species group: Ctenonotus bimaculatus species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
EtymologyNamed after Albert Schwartz (1923-1992), a biologist and entomologist. He was Professor Emeritus of Biology, Miami-Dade Community College, and was associated with the Florida Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of Natural History, and Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santo Domingo. 
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  • 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
  • Powell, Robert and Henderson, R.W. 2001. On the Taxonomic Status of Some Lesser Antillean Lizards. Carib. J. Sci. 37 (3-4): 288-290
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