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Table 1 Karyological data of Norops species

From: Pattern of chromosomal changes in ‘beta’ Anolis (Norops group) (Squamata: Polychrotidae) depicted by an ancestral state analysis

Species Karyotype Macrochromosomes Microchromosomes Sex chromosomes Source
Anolis mestrei 28 14 M/SM 14 - Gorman and Atkins (1968)
Anolis homolechis 28 14 M/SM 14 - Gorman and Atkins (1968)
Anolis quadriocellifer 28 14 M/SM 14 - Gorman and Atkins (1968)
Anolis rubribarbus 28 14 M/SM 14 - Gorman and Atkins (1968)
Anolis sagrei 29-30a (type-B) 18 M/SM Male 11 Female 12a X1X2Y - X1X1X2X2 a De Smet (1981)
Anolis lineatopus 30 (type-A) 14 M/SM 16 - Gorman (1965 1969)
Anolis valencienni 30 (type-A) 14 M/SM 16 - Gorman and Atkins (1968)
Anolis garmani 30 (type-A) 14 M/SM 16 - Gorman and Atkins (1968)
Anolis lineatus 30 (type-A) 14 M/SM 16 - Gorman and Atkins (1968)
Anolis nitens = Anolis chrysolepis 30 (type-A) 14 M/SM 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis auratus 30 (type-A) 14 M/SM 16 - Gorman et al. (1967), De Smet (1981)
Anolis aquaticus 30 (type-A) 14 M/SM 16 - Gorman unpublished (in Lieb 1981)
Anolis conspersus 30 (type-B) 14 M/SM 16 XY (seventh) (similar sizes) Gorman and Atkins (1966)
Anolis opalinus 30 (type-B) 14 M/SM 16 XY (seventh) (similar sizes) Gorman (1969)
Anolis onca 30 (type-B) 14 M/SM 16 XY (seventh) (similar sizes) Gorman (1969)
Anolis grahami 30 ~ 37 14 M/SM-10 M/SM, 9A, ST 16-18b - De Smet (1981)
Anolis biporcatus 29-30 (type-A) Male: 13 M/SM, 1 A; female: 12 M/SM, 2 A Male 15, female 16 X1X2Y - X1X1X2X2 Gorman and Atkins (1966)
Anolis nebulosus 30 (type-C) 14 M/SM 16 XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981), Castiglia et al. (2010)
Anolis quercorum 30 (type-C) 14 M/SM 16 XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981)
Anolis gracilipes 36 8 M/SM; 12 A 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis liogaster 38 6 M/SM; 16 A 16 XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981)
Anolis omiltemanus 38 6 M/SM; 16 A 16 XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981)
Anolis gadovii 36 8 M/SM; 12 A 16 XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981)
Anolis unilobatus 40 20 SM/ST, 4 M 16 XY (different sizes) Present data
Anolis tropidolepis 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis fuscoauratus 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis humilis 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis cupreus 40 4 M/SM; 20 A 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis polylepis 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis tropidonotus 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis capito 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis limifrons 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis lionotus 40 24c 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis tropidogaster 40 4 M/SM; 20 A 16 - Gorman (1973)
Anolis intermedius 40 24c 16 - Gorman unpublished (in Lieb 1981)
Anolis dunni 40 4 M/SM; 20 A 16 XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981)
Anolis taylori 40 4 M/SM; 20 A 16 XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981)
Anolis nebuloides 42 ND ND XY (different sizes) Lieb (1981)
  1. M, metacentric; SM, submetacentric; A, acrocentric; ST, subtelocentric; ND, no distinction was made between macro- and microchromosomes. aInferred from the male karyotype; bthe presence of inter-individual variation of microchromosomes; cthe morphology of macrochromosomes was not studied.