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Anolis schwartzi LAZELL, 1972

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Higher TaxaAnolidae, 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. See Henderson 1993 for biographical notes. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Henderson, Robert W. 1993. Albert Schwartz (1923-1992): A memoriam. Herpetological Natural History 1 (2): 95-97
  • Hensley, R.L., A.Z. Savit, and R. Powell 2006. Anolis schwartzi Lazell 1972. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles (816): 1-5 - get paper here
  • Joyce, Trevor; Eifler, Douglas A.; Powell, Robert 2010. Variable habitat use influences the mating system of a Lesser Antillean anole. Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 395-401 - get paper here
  • Lazell,J.D. 1972. The anoles (Sauria: Iguanidae) of the lesser Antilles. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 143 (1): 1-115 - 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. 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
  • Roughgarden, J. 1995. Anolis Lizards of the Caribbean: Ecology, Evolution, and Plate Tectonics. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 200 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Van Beest, P. and Haberham, Z.L. 2003. Een gebruikaanwijzing voor één van de meest interssante groepen terrarumdieren: Anolissen Deel I. Lacerta 61 (2): 53-64 - get paper here
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