Anolis griseus GARMAN, 1887
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|Higher Taxa||Anolidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Saint Vincent Tree Anole, Saint Vincent's tree anole|
|Synonym||Anolis griseus GARMAN 1887: 36|
Anolis richardii griseus — UNDERWOOD in WILLIAMS et al. 1959
Anolis griseus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 271
Anolis griseus — NICHOLSON et al. 2005
Dactyloa grisea — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Dactyloa grisea — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
|Distribution||Lesser Antilles: St. Vincent|
Type locality: St. Vincent; restricted to the principal town and port, Kingstown, by Lazell 1972 (GARMAN’s actual data erroneously read “Kingston”)
|Types||Lectotype: MCZ 6164, syntype: USNM 120754|
|Diagnosis||DESCRIPTION: Size large (SVL in males to 136 mm, 86 mm in females); 6-7 rows|
of loreals; 0-1 scales between supraorbital semicircles; 1-3 scales between inter- parietal and supraocular semicircles; scales behind interparietal grade gradually into dorsals; 5-6 postrostrals; 4-6 postmentals; suboculars in contact with supra-labials; dorsal scales granular, 2 dorsalmost rows enlarged; midventrals cycloid, smooth to weakly keeled, juxtaposed; supradigital scales multicarinate; tail with 4-6 vertical rows of scales/10th verticil; only dorsalmost row of scales on tail enlarged. Dorsal ground color mossy gray-brown with green or yellow tinges variably present on face, limbs, and orbital area; dorsum with irregular dark spots and mottlings arranged in rough, forward-pointing Vs (usually obscured middorsally by dark color in females); occasionally pink suffusions on head; vague, pale flank stripe indicated anteriorly; a bold, light stripe or bar across forearm insertion; chin pale yellowish to gray, usually mottled with darker gray; venter pale greenish to yellowish gray; dewlap (in both sexes) dull orange-yellow with white to gray-green scales (Schwartz & Henderson 1991: 271).
|Comment||For illustrations see Lazell, 1972; Schwartz and Henderson, 1985.|
Species groups: Dactyloa roquet species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012).
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