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It varies in body size, shape, scalation, and coloration. Its dorsal surface ranges from green to gray-green, brown, or gray brown, with some populations also having areas of blue-green color. Its ventral and dewlap colors also vary. Its markings include dark marbling, spots, and chevrons; and light markings including flank stripes.
It is unusual among anoles in having a voice; it can make a squeaking noise when it is caught.
The subspecies are:
- Anolis roquet roquet (Lacépède, 1788)
- Anolis roquet caracoli Lazell, 1972
- Anolis roquet majolgris Lazell, 1972
- Anolis roquet salinei Lazell, 1972
- Anolis roquet summus Lazell, 1972
- Anolis roquet zebrilus Lazell, 1972
The Barbados anole (A. extremus) was formerly included here as another subspecies.
- Schwartz, Albert, and Richard Thomas. 1975. A Check-list of West Indian Amphibians and Reptiles. Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 216 pp. (Anolis roquet, pp. 99-100.)
- The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
- For description of variability, see Malhotra, Anita; Thorpe, Roger S. (1999), Reptiles & Amphibians of the Eastern Caribbean, Macmillan Education Ltd., pp. 89–91, ISBN 0-333-69141-5.
- Malhotra & Thorpe 1999, p. 91.
- Anolis roquet at the Encyclopedia of Life
- Anolis roquet at the Reptile Database
- Contrasting dynamics in secondary contact zones of Anolis roquet in north-eastern Martinique
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