Anolis serranoi

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Anolis serranoi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Dactyloidae
Genus: Anolis
Species:
A. serranoi
Binomial name
Anolis serranoi
Synonyms[1]
  • Norops serranoi G. Köhler, 1999
  • Anolis biporcatus Oeser, 1933
  • Anolis lemurinus bourgeaei Mertens, 1952
  • Norops lemurinus Villa, 1988

Anolis serranoi is a species of lizard in the family Dactyloidae.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, serranoi, is in honor of Dr. Francisco Serrano, a biologist and conservationist in El Salvador.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

A. serranoi inhabits areas at up to 1,000 m (3,300 ft) altitude along the Pacific shores of Central America from Chiapas, Mexico, through Guatemala, to El Salvador.[citation needed]

Description[edit]

A. serranoi has long hind limbs, a divided prenasal scale, and a red dewlap in adult males.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anolis serranoi ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Anolis serranoi, p. 241).

Further reading[edit]

  • Köhler G (1999). "Eine neue Saumfingerart der Gattung Norops von der Pazifikseite des nördlichen Mittelamerika ". Salamandra 35 (1): 37-52. (Norops serranoi, new species). (in German).