Anolis trinitatis

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Anolis trinitatis, also known as Saint Vincent bush anole, Saint Vincent's bush anole, or the Trinidad anole, is a species of anole lizard found in the Caribbean.[1][2]

Anolis trinitatis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Dactyloidae
Genus: Anolis
Species:
A. trinitatis
Binomial name
Anolis trinitatis
Synonyms
  • Anolis vincenti – Garman, 1887
  • Anolis trinitatus – Creer et al., 2001

Geographic rangeEdit

It is endemic to the island of Saint Vincent, and has been introduced to Trinidad.[1]

DescriptionEdit

Males, which reach 74 mm snout-to-vent (about 3 inches), are green to green-blue, with blue stippling on the head and anterior trunk. They have yellow coloring on the jaws and ventral surface, and the area around the eye is dark. Males have a large dewlap that extends into the abdominal region. Females are duller and have a smaller dewlap.

BehaviorEdit

It typically perches at low heights, below around 3 m (10 feet).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Powell, R.; Dewynter, M.; Daltry, J.C.; Mahler, D.L. (2020). "Anolis trinitatis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T203889A2772051. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T203889A2772051.en. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  2. ^ Anolis trinitatis at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 13 March 2021.