Anolis cybotes

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Large-headed anole
Anolis cybotes on deck of house
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Dactyloidae
Genus: Anolis
A. cybotes
Binomial name
Anolis cybotes
(Cope, 1862)[1]

Anolis cybotes, the large-headed anole[2], also known as the largehead anole or the Hispaniolan stout anole, is a species of anole native to Hispaniola and nearby small islands. It has also been introduced to Suriname and South Florida,[1] with small but stable breeding populations. This species gets its name from the male's strangely large head. It is often brownish in color with lighter stripes on the flanks.


  1. ^ a b Anolis cybotes, The Reptile Database
  2. ^ Large-headed Anole, Nature Photo-CZ

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