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Anolis solitarius RUTHVEN, 1916

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Solitaire Anole 
SynonymAnolis solitarius RUTHVEN 1916
Anolis solitarius — PETERS et al. 1970: 67
Anolis solitarius — RUEDA et al. 1986
Dactyloa solitaria — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Dactyloa solitaria — NICHOLSON et al. 2018 

Type locality: San Lorenzo, Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia, 5000 ft. elevation.  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 48303 
CommentSpecies groups: Dactyloa punctata species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012). 
  • Ayala S C; Harris D M; Williams E E 1984. Anolis menta, sp. n. (Sauria, Iguanidae), a new tigrinus group anole from the west side of Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia. Pap. Avul. Zool., Sao Paulo 35(12): 135-145
  • Bernal Carlo A. & Roze J A. 2005. Lizards of the genus Anolis (Reptilia: Polychrotidae) from Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia, with description of two new species. Novedades Colombianas Nueva Epoca 8(1): 9-26 - get paper here
  • Carvajal-Cogollo, J.E.; L.E. Rojas-Murcia. & G. Cárdenas-Arévalo 2020. Reptiles del Caribe colombiano/ Reptiles of the Colombian Caribbean. Tunja: Editorial UPTC, 268 pp. - 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
  • Peters, James A. & Donoso-Barros, Roberto 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part II. Lizards and Amphisbaenians. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 297: 293 pp. - 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
  • Rueda J V; Williams E E 1986. Una nueva especie de saurio para la Cordillera oriental de Colombia (Sauria: Iguanidae). Caldasia 15 (71-75): 511-524 - get paper here
  • Ruthven, Alexander G. 1916. Three new species of Anolis from the Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (32): 1-8 - get paper here
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