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Anolis distichus  Cope, 1861
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173890

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ctenonotus distichus (Cope, 1861)
  Common Name(s): Bark Anole [English]
    Hispaniolan Gracile Anole [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                                  GenusAnolis Daudin, 1802 – Anoles, Western Antillean Anoles  
                                     SpeciesAnolis distichus Cope, 1861 – Bark Anole, Hispaniolan Gracile Anole  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus aurifer Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus biminiensis Oliver, 1948  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus dapsilis Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus distichoides Rosén, 1911  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus distichus Cope, 1861  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus dominicensis Reinhardt and Lütken, 1863  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus favillarum Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus floridanus H. M. Smith and McCauley, 1948  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus ignigularis Mertens, 1939  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus juliae Cochran, 1934  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus ocior Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus patruelis Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus properus Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus ravitergum Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus sejunctus Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus suppar Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus tostus Schwartz, 1968  
                                        Subspecies Anolis distichus vinosus Schwartz, 1968  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Anolis distichus   
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Anolis distichus, Bark Anole [English], Hispaniolan Gracile Anole [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Anolis distichus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Boulenger, G. A.  
  Publication Date: 1885   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History), vol. 2   
  Page(s): 497   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: Anolis distichus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmidt, K. P.  
  Publication Date: 1953   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles, Sixth Edition   
  Page(s): vii + 280   
  Publisher: The University of Chicago Press   
  Publication Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA   
  Reference for: Anolis distichus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  






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