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Crested Anole?

Discussion in 'Anoles' started by catchabrick, Jun 9, 2018.

  1. catchabrick

    catchabrick New Member

    I saw this in the Barataria Preserve near Marrero, LA in April 2018. Wondering if it's a Crested Anole. Invasive if so. I appreciate your help.
     

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  2. Qwerty3159

    Qwerty3159 Elite Member

    Nope, regular green anole.
    Many anoles have a dorsal crest the males can raise as part of their displays. It is known as a roach.

    Male Puerto Rican Crested anoles have a permanently raised crest on their tails which is where the name derives.
     
  3. catchabrick

    catchabrick New Member

    Thanks for the info!
     

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