Identification Key for Anolis
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A guide to catching anoles is here. A Lecture/video on how to catch anoles is here.
Justification for recognized species names of Anolis is here. Type descriptions for all recognized species are here.
A list of species of Anolis for which a male dewlap photo is needed for the Anolekey is here:
agassizi, alayoni, alfaroi, altavelensis, altitudinalis, alumina, anatoloros, anfiloquiae, annectens, antioquiae, argillaceus, armouri, baracoae, barbouri, bellipeniculus, bimaculatus, birama, biscutiger, bonairensis, brasiliensis, bremeri, breslini, brunneus, caquetae, carlostoddi, centralis, chlorodius, chrysops, clivicola, cobanensis, confusus, cristifer, cryptolimifrons, cupeyalensis, cuprinus, cyanopleurus, cymbops, darlingtoni, desechensis, distichus [d. distichus: New Providence Island, Bahamas], divius, eladioi, ernestwilliamsi, favillarum, forresti, fugitivus, fungosus, gingivinus, gonavensis, griseus, guafe, guazuma, haetianus, haguei, heteropholidotus, ignigularis, imias, immaculogularis, inderenae, inexpectatus, insolitus, juangundlanchi, kahouannensis, kreutzi, laevis, landestoyi, lividus, longiceps, luciae, lucius, macilentus, macrophallus, maia, microtus, mirus, monensis, morazani, muralla, nasofrontalis, neblininus, nelsoni, nicefori, oligaspis, oporinus, phyllorhinus, pigmaequestris, pijolense, planiceps, pogus, porcus, prasinorius, properus, propinquus, pseudopachypus, pseudotigrinus, purpurgularis, pygmaeus, ravitergum, rejectus, rivalis, roatanensis, roosevelti, rubribarbaris, rubribarbus, ruibali, ruizii, sabanus, schwartzi, shrevei, singularis, spectrum, squamulatus, strahmi, tandai, terueli, tetarii, tigrinus, toldo, townsendi, vanidicus, vaupesianus, vescus, vicarius, villai, wattsi, wermuthi, whitemani
If you would like to provide a dewlap photo for the Anolekey, email the photo to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include information on locality and photographer. Photographers will be fully credited with use, and the photo will be presented according to the above stipulations--i.e., that photos may not be used by outside parties except with explicit permission of the photographer. Supply of photos will constitute permission for use in the key, on this website, and in potential future publications unless otherwise specified (e.g., if you want your photo used only for the key just let me know).
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The key may be accessed here.