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Taxonomy of the family Dactyloidae
Bibliography of the genus Deiroptyx
Biodiversity of the family Dactyloidae








Genus
Deiroptyx

Greater Antillean Anoles*

Großer Karibischer Anolis*

Store Caribiske Anoler*

1843 Deiroptyx Fitzinger (type species: Anolis vermiculatus Cocteau in Dumeril & Bibron 1837)
1843 Eupristes Fitzinger (type species: Anolis equestris Merrem 1820; syn. Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012)
Contents: 32 species, all of which are endemic.
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Anolis (e.g., Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970). Revalidated by Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage (2012). Not considered valid by Köhler & Hedges 2016).
Distribution: Cuba (incl. Isla de la Juventud), Dominican Republic, Haiti (incl. Ile Grande Cayemite, Ile de la Gonâve, Île-à-Vache). Puerto Rico.

Deiroptyx aliniger

Hispaniolan Orange-armpit Anole

Orangebrust-Anolis*

Orangebrystet Anole*

1939 Anolis chloro-cyanus aliniger Mertens
Anolis aliniger Williams 1965
Deiroptyx aliniger Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Remarks: Previously included the populations now assigned to apletolepis.
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti.


Deiroptyx apletolepis

La Selle Green Anole*

Grüner La-Selle-Anolis*

Grøn La Selle-anole*

2016 Anolis apletolepis Köhler & Hedges
Derioptyx apletolepis [lapsus] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of aliniger.
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti.


Deiroptyx bahorucoensis

Bahoruco Long-snouted Anole

Spitzschnäuziger Bahoruco-Anolis*

Spidssnudet Bahoruco-anole*

1933 Anolis bahorucoensis Noble & Hassler
Anolis hendersoni baharucoensis [sic] Williams 1963
Anolis bahorucoensis Schwartz & Thomas 1975
Deiroptyx bahorucoensis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1978 Anolis bahorucoensis southerlandi Schwartz
Deiroptyx bahorucoensis southerlandi Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti.


Deiroptyx baracoae

Baracoa Giant Anole

Baracoa-Riesenanolis*

Baracoa-kæmpeanole*

1964 Anolis equestris baracoae Schwartz
Anolis baracoae Schwartz & Garrido 1972
Deiroptyx baracoae Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Cuba.


Deiroptyx bartschi

Pinar del Rio Cliff Anole, Cuban Cave Anole

Kubanischer Höhlenanolis*

Cubansk Huleanole*

1928 Deiroptyx bartschi Cochran
Anolis bartschi Etheridge 1960

Distribution: Cuba.


Deiroptyx chlorocyana

East Dominican Green Anole*, Northern Green Anole, Leaf Anole, (Hispaniolan Green Anole, Haitian Green Anole)

Ostdominikanischer Laubanolis*

Østdominicansk Grøn Anole*

1837 Anolis chloro-cyanus Dumeril & Bibron
Anolis chlorocyanus Savage & Guyer 1989
Deiroptyx chlorocyana Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1856 Anolis laeviceps Lichtenstein (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)

Remarks: Previously included cyanosticta, peynadoi, and the populations now assigned to leucodera.
Introduced to: Surinam, USA (Florida).
Distribution: Dominican Republic.


Deiroptyx chlorodia

Pedernales Green Anole*

Grüner Pedernales-Anolis

Grøn Pedernales-anole*

2016 Anolis chlorodius Köhler & Hedges
Derioptyx chlorodia [lapsus] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of coelestina.
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti.


Deiroptyx coelestina

Tiburon Green Anole*, Southern Green Anole, White-lipped Anole

Grüner Tiburon-Anolis*

Grøn Tiburon-anole*

1863 Anolis coelestinus Cope
Deiroptyx coelestina Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1919 Anolis latirostris Schmidt (Köhler & Hedges 2016)

Remarks: Previously included demissa, pecuaria, and the populations now assigned to chlorodia and viridia. Incorrectly reported (as latirostris) from Navassa (Powell 1999).
Introduced to: USA (Florida).
Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx cyanosticta

Turquoise-speckled Green Anole*

Turkisgesprenkelter Laubanolis*

Turkisprikket Grøn Anole*

1939 Anolis chlorocyanus cyanostictus Mertens
Deiroptyx chlorocyana cyanosticta Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
Anolis cyanostictus Köhler & Hedges 2016
Deiroptyx cyanosticta Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Not mentioned by Poe, Nieto-Montes de Oca, Torres-Carvajal, Queiroz, Velasco, Truett, Gray, Ryan, Köhler, Ayala-Varela & Latella (2017).
Distribution: Dominican Republic.


Deiroptyx darlingtoni

La Hotte Twig Anole, Sword-tailed Anole

La-Hotte-Zweiganolis*

La Hotte-kvistanole*

1935 Xiphocercus darlingtoni Cochran
Anolis darlingtoni Williams 1962
Deiroptyx darlingtoni Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx demissa

Grande Cayemite Green Anole*

Grüner Cayemite-Anolis*

Grøn Cayemite-Anole*

1969 Anolis coelestinus demissus Schwartz
Deiroptyx coelestina demissa Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
Anolis demissus Köhler & Hedges 2016
Deiroptyx demissa Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Not mentioned by Poe, Nieto-Montes de Oca, Torres-Carvajal, Queiroz, Velasco, Truett, Gray, Ryan, Köhler, Ayala-Varela & Latella (2017).
Distribution: Haiti (Ile Grande Cayemite).


Deiroptyx divia

Blue Pine Anole*

Blauer Kieferanolis*

Blå Fyrreanole*

2016 Anolis divius Köhler & Hedges
Deiroptyx diviua [lapsus] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Distribution: Dominican Republic.


Deiroptyx dolichocephala

La Hotte Long-snouted Anole

Spitzschnäuziger La-Hotte-Anolis*

Spidssnudet La Hotte-anole*

1963 Anolis hendersoni dolichocephalus Williams
Anolis dolichocephalus Schwartz & Thomas 1975
Deiroptyx dolichocephala Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1978 Anolis dolichocephalus portusalus Schwartz
Deiroptyx dolichocephala portusala Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1978 Anolis dolichocephalus sarmenticola Schwartz
Deiroptyx dolichocephala sarmenticola Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx eladioi

Pedernales Twig Anole*

Pedernales-Zweiganolis*

Pedernales-kvistanole*

2016 Anolis eladioi Köhler & Hedges
Derioptyx eladioi [lapsus] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of singularis.
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti.


Deiroptyx equestris

Knight Anole, Cuban Giant Anole

Ritteranolis

Ridderanole

1820 Anolis equestris Merrem
Deiroptyx equestris Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1827 Anolius [sic] rhodolaemus Bell (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)
1958 Anolis equestris thomasi Schwartz
Deiroptyx equestris thomasi Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis equestris buidei Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx equestris buidei Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis equestris juraguensis Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx equestris juraguensis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis equestris persparsus Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx equestris perspara [sic] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis equestris vereonensis Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx equestris vereonensis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1975 Anolis equestris potior Schwartz & Thomas 1975 [substitute name for Anolis equestris santa mariae Garrido 1975]
Deiroptyx equestris potior Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1975 Anolis equestris santamariae Garrido [not Anolis jubar santamariae Garrido 1973] (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)
1981 Anolis equestris cingoleguas Garrido
Deiroptyx equestris cingoleguas Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
2001 Anolis equestris brujensis Garrido in Garrido, Moreno & Estrada
Deiroptyx equestris brujensis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
2001 Anolis equestris cyaneus Garrido & Estrada in Garrido, Moreno & Estrada
Deiroptyx equestris cyanea Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
2001 Anolis equestris sabinalensis Garrido & Moreno in Garrido, Moreno & Estrada
Deiroptyx equestris sabinalensis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Other common names:
equestris: Western Knight Anole
Introduced to: Bahamas (incl. Little Bahama Bank), Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman), Turks & Caicos Islands (Caicos Islands), USA (Florida, Hawaii).
Distribution: Cuba.


Deiroptyx gonavensis

Gonâve Twig Anole*

Gonâve-Zweiganolis*

Gonâve-kvistanole*

2016 Anolis gonavensis Köhler & Hedges
Deiroptyx gonavensis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of singularis.
Distribution: Haiti (Ile de la Gonâve).


Deiroptyx hendersoni

La Selle Long-snouted Anole

Spitzschnäuziger La-Selle-Anolis*

Spidssnudet La Selle-anole*

1923 Anolis hendersoni Cochran
Deiroptyx hendersoni Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1978 Anolis hendersoni ravidormitans Schwartz
Deiroptyx hendersoni ravidormitans Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx leucodera

White-throated Green Anole*

Weißkehliger Grüner Anolis*

Hvidstrubet Grøn Anole*

2016 Anolis leucodera Köhler & Hedges
Derioptyx leucodera [lapsus] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of chlorocyana.
Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx luteogularis

Western Cuban Giant Anole

Westkubanischer Riesenanolis*

Vestcubansk Kæmpeanole*

1935 Anolis luteogularis Noble & Hassler
Deiroptyx luteogularis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1935 Anolis equestris hassleri Barbour & Shreve (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)
Anolis luteogularis hassleri Schwartz & Garrido 1972
Deiroptyx luteogularis hassleri Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1970 Anolis equestris guanahacabibensis Peters (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)
1972 Anolis luteogularis calceus Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx luteogularis calcea Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis luteogularis coctilis Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx luteogularis coctilis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis luteogularis delacruzi Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx luteogularis delacruzi Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis luteogularis jaumei Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx luteogularis jaumei Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis luteogularis nivevultus Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx luteogularis nivevulta Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1972 Anolis luteogularis sectilis Schwartz & Garrido
Deiroptyx luteogularis sectilis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1975 Anolis luteogularis sanfelipensis Garrido
Deiroptyx luteogularis sanfelipensis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Cuba (incl. Isla de la Juventud).


Deiroptyx monticola

La Hotte Bush Anole

La-Hotte-Buschanolis*

La Hotte-buskanole*

1936 Anolis monticola Shreve
Deiroptyx monticola Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1967 Anolis monticola quadrisarta Thomas & Schwartz
Deiroptyx monticola quadrisarta Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx noblei

Oriente Giant Anole

Oriente-Riesenanolis*

Oriente-kæmpeanole*

1935 Anolis equestris noblei Barbour & Shreve
Anolis noblei Schwartz & Garrido 1972
Deiroptyx noblei Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1964 Anolis equestris galeifer Schwartz (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)
Anolis noblei galeifer Schwartz & Garrido 1972

Distribution: Cuba.


Deiroptyx occulta

Puerto Rican Twig Anole

Puertoricanischer Zweiganolis*

Puertoricansk Kvistanole*

1965 Anolis occultus Williams & Rivero
Deiroptyx occulta Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Puerto Rico.


Deiroptyx pecuaria

Île-à-Vache Green Anole*

Île-à-Vache-Anolis*

Île-à-Vache-anole*

1969 Anolis coelestinus pecuarius Schwartz
Deiroptyx coelestina pecuaris [sic] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
Anolis pecuarius Köhler & Hedges 2016
Deiroptyx pecuaris [lapsus] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Not mentioned by Poe, Nieto-Montes de Oca, Torres-Carvajal, Queiroz, Velasco, Truett, Gray, Ryan, Köhler, Ayala-Varela & Latella (2017).
Distribution: Haiti (Île-à-Vache).


Deiroptyx peynadoi

Central Hispaniolan Green Anole*

Zentralhispaniolanischer Laubanolis*

Centralhispaniolansk Grøn Anole*

1939 Anolis chloro-cyanus peynadoi Mertens
Anolis peynadoi Köhler & Hedges 2016
Deiroptyx peynadoi Midtgaard 2019

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of chlorocyanus (e.g., Schwartz & Henderson 1988). Not mentioned by Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage (2018) or by Poe, Nieto-Montes de Oca, Torres-Carvajal, Queiroz, Velasco, Truett, Gray, Ryan, Köhler, Ayala-Varela & Latella (2017).
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti (incl. Ile de la Gonâve).


Deiroptyx pigmaequestris

Pygmy Giant Anole

Zwerg-Ritteranolis*

Dværg-ridderanole*

1975 Anolis pigmaequestris Garrido
Deiroptyx pigmaequestris Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Cuba.


Deiroptyx prasinoria

Green Twig Anole*

Grüner Zweiganolis*

Grøn Kvistanole*

2016 Anolis prasinorius Köhler & Hedges
Derioptyx prasinoria [lapsus] Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of singularis.
Distribution: Dominican Republic.


Deiroptyx rimarum

Artibonite Bush Anole

Artibonite-Buschanolis*

Artibonite-buskanole*

1967 Anolis rimarum Thomas & Schwartz
Deiroptyx rimarum Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx rupinae

Banded Red-bellied Anole

Gebänderter Rotbauch-Anolis*

Rødbuget Bånd-anole*

1974 Anolis rupinae Williams & Webster
Deiroptyx rupinae Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx singularis

Pourcine Twig Anole*, (Hispaniolan Twig Anole)

Pourcine-Zweiganolis*

Pourcine-kvistanole*

1965 Anolis singularis Williams
Deiroptyx singularis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Remarks: Previously included the populations now assigned to eladioi, gonavensis, and prasinoria.
Distribution: Haiti.


Deiroptyx smallwoodi

Green-blotched Giant Anole

Grünfleckiger Riesenanolis*

Grønplettet Kæmpeanole*

1964 Anolis equestris smallwoodi Schwartz
Anolis smallwoodi Schwartz & Garrido 1972
Deiroptyx smallwoodi Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1964 Anolis equestris palardis Schwartz (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)
Anolis smallwoodi palardis Schwartz & Garrido 1972
Deiroptyx smallwoodi palardis Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012
1964 Anolis equestris saxuliceps Schwartz (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)
Anolis smallwoodi saxuliceps Schwartz & Garrido 1972
Deiroptyx smallwoodi saxuliceps Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2012

Distribution: Cuba.


Deiroptyx vermiculata

Cuban Stream Anole, Cuban Water Anole

Kubanischer Wasseranolis

Cubansk Vandanole*

1837 Anolis vermiculatus Cocteau in Dumeril & Bibron
Deiroptyx vermiculatus Barbour 1937

Distribution: Cuba.


Deiroptyx viridia

Barahona Green Anole*

Grüner Barahona-Anolis*

Grøn Barahona-anole*

2016 Anolis viridius Köhler & Hedges
Deiroptyx viridia Nicholson, Crother, Guyer & Savage 2018

Remarks: Previously regarded as a population of coelestina.
Distribution: Dominican Republic.