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Puerto Rican Crested Anole

Anolis cristatellus


Found mostly on trunks close to the ground; introduced to Florida.


There are many at this park and I always find a few on this tree. In fact this particular tree is good for spotting several anole species including the green, the brown, and the bark anole.

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LivanEscudero 2 years ago

This spotting was EDITED following a workshop attended at Fairchild Tropical Garden in part given by "Lizards on the Loose" project. This spotting was originally posted as a bark anole, however due to white stripe down spine, white eye ring, and pale area on shoulder along with absence of line across head from eye to eye and mottled pattern I am fairly confident that it is a young or small female crested.

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Kendall, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 8, 2017
Submitted on Aug 8, 2017

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