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Greater Scaly Anole

Norops tropidonotus

Description:

Male dewlap was red with yellow fringe and darker red stain near center. Seems to match the expected pattern for this species of anole (Norops tropidonotus).

Habitat:

Tall pine-oak forest dominated by Pinus maximinoi, near 1700 meters elevation.

Notes:

Club BioZ visit to Reserva Biológica Uyuca. Not Brown Anole (Anolis sagrei), which is found in Caribbean basin and not in central Honduras.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Diddlebop
Diddlebop 6 years ago
brown anole
Anolis sagrei


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5 Comments

larkinpb
larkinpb 5 years ago

Greater Scaly Anoles do not have wings

Hola gina.. gracias por tu interes:
comumente llamado lagartija; Anolis tropidonotus es una especie de lagarto que pertenece a la familia Dactyloidae. Es nativo de México, Belice, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, y Nicaragua. Su rango altitudinal oscila entre 80 y 940 msnm.

GinaCalderon
GinaCalderon 6 years ago

que linda especie. como se llama y cuales son las descripciones

anjellenee
anjellenee 6 years ago

??


anjellenee
anjellenee 6 years ago

Does it have any wings


oliver.komar
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oliver.komar

Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán, Honduras

Spotted on Apr 13, 2013
Submitted on Jul 20, 2015

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