Anolis quadriocellifer BARBOUR & RAMSDEN, 1919
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Anolis quadriocellifer?
|Higher Taxa||Dactyloidae, Iguania, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Cuban Eyespot Anole, Peninsula Anole|
|Synonym||Anolis quadriocellifer BARBOUR & RAMSDEN 1919:158|
Anolis calliurus AHL 1924: 249
Anolis homolechis quadriocellifer — BARBOUR 1937: 127
Anolis quadriocellifer — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 321
Anolis quadriocellifer — RODRÍGUEZ SCHETTINO 1999: 341
Norops quadriocellifer — NICHOLSON 2002
Norops quadriocellifer — NICHOLSON et al. 2012
Norops quadriocellifer — NICHOLSON et al. 2018
|Distribution||W Cuba (Guanahacabibes)|
Type locality: Cabo de San Antonia, Ensenada de Cajón, Pinar del Rio Province, Cuba.
|Types||Holotype: MCZ 11867.|
|Diagnosis||DESCRIPTION: Size moderate (SVL in males to 55 mm, in females to 40 mm); head scales all sharply keeled; total loreals 16-42; scales between supraorbitals 0-2 (mode 1); 1-4 (mode 3) scales between interparietal and supraorbital semicircles; 6 postrostrals; 2-7 (mode 4) postmentals; suboculars in contact with supralabials; scales on posterior margin of interparietal large, sharply demarcated from dorsals; dorsals small, granular, 2 middorsal rows slightly enlarged; ventrals smooth (occasionally keeled), large, cycloid, strongly imbricate, in diagonal and transverse rows; supradigital scales usually multicarinate, very occasionally smooth; tail laterally compressed, crested, verticillate. 7 lateral scales/verticil, 5 middorsals/ verticil, on crest 3/verticil. Dorsum some shade of brown to tan; usually a pair of large. triangular, black scapular patches, outlined with white, and at times with a single, white, central dot, but patch at times not present or reduced and brown; occasionally a second pair of black ocelli present on anterior body; 3-4 vertical, white flank bars composed of white dots; 1-2 white or white-dashed flank lines, the upper at level of bottom of triangular scapular patch; dewlap variable, yellow, yellow-orange, orange, in some populations with 3 red bars; females similar to males but with about 4 pale dorsal rhombs, the scapular patches located in the first rhombal constriction (Schwartz & Henderson 1991: 321).|
|Comment||For illustrations see Barbour and Ramsden, 1919; Ruibal and Williams, 1961; Schwartz, 1968.|
Species group: Norops sagrei species group (fide NICHOLSON et al. 2012).