Proper Taxonomy of Anolis carolinensis

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Proper Taxonomy of Anolis carolinensis

Post by PNWHerper » June 20th, 2014, 3:45 pm

I have been trying to figure out what is the current, accurate taxonomy of Anolis carolinensis. Is it in the family: Dactyloidae or Polychortidae?

Opinions in the google resources I could find seem to vary. What say yee? :?:

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Re: Proper Taxonomy of Anolis carolinensis

Post by Paul Freed » June 21st, 2014, 9:14 am

According to the reliable website, The Reptile Database (http://www.reptile-database.org/), they are considered in the family Dactyloidae. The Polychortidae are a family of seven lizards in the genus Polychrus.
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Re: Proper Taxonomy of Anolis carolinensis

Post by PNWHerper » June 21st, 2014, 9:43 am

Thank you, Paul! I really appreciate the help. :thumb:

I want to make sure that what I include in the book is accurate and up-to-date as possible.

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Re: Proper Taxonomy of Anolis carolinensis

Post by Andy Avram » June 21st, 2014, 9:47 am

Have you tried digging around or contacting anyone from this website:

http://www.anoleannals.org/

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Re: Proper Taxonomy of Anolis carolinensis

Post by PNWHerper » June 22nd, 2014, 10:59 am

Thanks, Andy! I had forgotten about the Anole Annals. :beer:

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