Anolis Still Shy of 400 Species

In a recent post on the newly described Anolis triumphalis, I stated that the Reptile Database listed 400 anole species. It turns out I was mistaken. Fortunately, Claus Petesen and Peter Uetz have set the record straight in the comments: A. triumphalis makes 396. Four to go! Everyone get out there and find some new ones!

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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