Anolis porcatus

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Cuban green anole
Anolis porcatus on leaves in Cuba.jpg
In Cuba
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Dactyloidae
Genus: Anolis
A. porcatus
Binomial name
Anolis porcatus
Gray, 1840

Anolis porcatus, the Cuban green anole, is a species of anole lizard that is native to Cuba, but has been introduced to Florida,[1] Hispaniola,[2] São Paulo,[3] and Tenerife.[1]

It is part of the A. carolinensis group of anoles.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Anolis porcatus at the Reptile Database. Accessed 11 January 2016.
  2. ^ Powell, Robert; Jolley, Martin L.; Taylor, Carl V.; Parmerlee, John S.; Smith, Donald D. (1990). "Range expansion by an introduced anole: Anolis porcatus in the Dominican Republic". Amphibia-Reptilia. 11 (4): 421–425. doi:10.1163/156853890X00113.
  3. ^ Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (24 March 2017). "Anolis porcatus, a species native to Cuba, has been identified in several areas near the Port of Santos on the São Paulo coast". ScienceDaily. Retrieved 21 March 2018.