Anolis Sagrei Occurs on Roatan

Since my previous posts on Roatanian anoles, it’s come to my attention that A. sagrei has not been sighted on Roatan in quite a long time, and in fact some believe that it was never there at all. The photo to the left should dispel any such rumors. It certainly isn’t common–from my very brief time there–but it’s present. Said to be introduced in McCranie et al.’s book on Bay Islands herps.

About Jonathan Losos

Professor and Curator of Herpetology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. I've spent my entire professional career studying anoles and have discovered that the more I learn about anoles, the more I realize I don't know.

2 thoughts on “Anolis Sagrei Occurs on Roatan

  1. en mi jardin encontre una lagartija extraña..siempre esta en mi ventana y me visita conregulariad ..hace poco supe que su nombre es anolis sagrei que es macho..y cuando me enseña su cresta es por amistad no para atacar….saludos desde venezuela

  2. una vez aparecio en mi recamara una lagartija extraña..supe que es un anolis sagrei….y cuando me enseña su cresta color naranja es por amistad…..saludos desde venezuela

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