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We wish to thank the following for financial and material support throughout the project: Totten Trust, Hagan Fund of the University of Nebraska State Museum, and Robert and Dottie Chertok, along with Dale and Alice Vanwormer (American University of the Caribbean Medical School). We thank local authorities for their assistance in arranging collecting permits and access to public lands – Ronan Kirsch and Jean-Marc Pons (Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle) and Luc Legendre and Nadia Roseau (Bureau de l’Environnement-Prefecture de la Region Guadeloupe). We also wish to thank Jean-Philippe and Laurence Tran Hau (Salines Garden) for their hospitality, support, and interpreter skills. We kindly thank our new colleague Karl Questal for his guidance and assistance in the field. The patience and courtesy extended to us by Monique Genet and Didier Trotin for allowing us to work on their property is most gratefully acknowledged. Curatorial support was by the Natural Science Research Laboratory, Museum of Texas Tech University, with special thanks to Robert J. Baker, Heath Garner, and Kathy MacDonald. We wish to thank the following curators and collection managers for allowing us access to specimens housed in their research collections: Judith M. Chupasko, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; Jean-Marc Pons, Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; Richard W. Thorington Jr. and Linda Gordon, National Museum of Natural History; and Robert J. Baker, Museum of Texas Tech University.