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Anolis vittigerus COPE, 1862

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Higher TaxaDactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Garland Anole 
SynonymAnolis (Dracontura) vittigerus COPE 1862: 179
Anolis vittigerus — WILLIAMS et al. 1995
Norops vittigerus — KÖHLER 2000: 64
Norops vittigerus — NICHOLSON 2002 
DistributionE Panama, Colombia (Choco, reaching Antioquia, and Pacific coast in lowlands of Valle del Cauca, Cauca and Nariño)

Type locality: Truando region, Colombia.  
TypesHolotype: USNM 4332, ANSP 
CommentSynonyms: Listed as synonym of Anolis lemurinus lemurinus by PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970: 58. Not mentioned at all by NICHOLSON et al. 2012, 2018.

North Ecuador populations at south distribution look some different as at North in Colombia [Castro, F., pers. comm.]. 
  • 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
  • Castro-Herrera, F. & Vargas-Salinas, F. 2008. Anfibios y reptiles en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 251 - 277 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1863. Contributions to Neotropical saurology. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 14 [1862]: 176-188. - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 2000. Reptilien und Amphibien Mittelamerikas, Bd 1: Krokodile, Schildkröten, Echsen. Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, 158 pp.
  • Köhler, Gunther 1999. Eine neue Saumfingerart der Gattung Norops von der Pazifikseite des nördlichen Mittelamerika. Salamandra 35 (1): 37-52 - get paper here
  • KÖHLER, GUNTHER 2014. Characters of external morphology used in Anolis taxonomy—Definition of terms, advice on usage, and illustrated examples. Zootaxa 3774 (2): 201–257 - get paper here
  • MULLIN, S. J 2020. Geographic Distribution: Anolis vittigerus (Southern Tree Anole). Panama: Coclé: El Valle De Antón. Herpetological Review 51: 538.
  • 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
  • Poe, S. 2013. 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted. Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 - get paper here
  • Poe, S. & Ibáñez, R. 2007. A New Species of Anolis Lizard from the Cordillera De Talamanca of Western Panama. Journal of Herpetology 41 (2): 263–270 - get paper here
  • Restrepo A, Molina-Zuluaga C, Hurtado JP, Marín CM, Daza JM 2017. Amphibians and reptiles from two localities in the northern Andes of Colombia. Check List 13 (4): 203-237 - get paper here
  • Sánchez-C, H., O. V. Castaño-M, and G. Cárdenas-A. 1995. Diversidad de los Reptiles en Colombia. In: Rangel-C, J. O., editor. Colombia Diversidad Biótica I Bogotá. Colombia Editorial Guadalupe. pp.<br />227–325.
  • Williams, E.E.; Rand, H.; Rand, A.S. & O’Hara, R.J. 1995. A computer approach to the comparison and identification of species in difficult taxonomic groups. Breviora (502): 1-47 - get paper here
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