Ecuadorian Anole ID Needed

Photo by Brian Arbogast

Brian Arbogast sent these photos with a request for identification. I have my guesses, but I thought I’d throw it out to the experts. Here’s what Brian had to say: “They were taken in the lower cloud forest of Sumaco Volcano, on the eastern slope of the Andes in Ecuador at about 1700-1800m in elevation.”

Photo by Brian Arbogast

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.

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  1. Hi Jonathan

    This is Anolis fitchi. The photo above is a female and a male is below. It is a common species in the area, as well as beautiful. We found it near Baeza and Rio Verde, when you visited Ecuador, remember?

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