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Norops  Wagler, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564546

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Beta Anoles [English]
 
  Valid Name: Anolis Daudin, 1802
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Norops    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nicholson, K. E., B. I. Crother, C. Guyer, and J. M. Savage  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Anole classification: A response to Poe   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 3814, no. 1   
  Page(s): 109-120   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Notes: Available online at http://mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2014/3814(1).html   
  Reference for: Norops   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nicholson, Kirsten E., Brian I. Crother, Craig Guyer, and Jay M. Savage  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: It is time for a new classification of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 3477   
  Page(s): 1-108   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Notes: Available online at http://mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3477.html (note: actual publication date was not 11 Sept 2012, it was 10 Sept 2012   
  Reference for: Norops   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poe, Steven  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: 1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 3626, no. 2   
  Page(s): 295-299   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Notes: Available online at http://mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2013/3626(2).html   
  Reference for: Norops   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: See Nicholson et al. (2012, 2014) and Poe (2013) regarding the controversy between recognizing one large genus Anolis sensu lato (now over 410 valid species) versus some eight smaller genera. ITIS will revisit the topic as matters develop  
 

 

   

 
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