Anolis in Colombia part 3

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Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by mateo.gable » November 4th, 2010, 6:59 am

Here are some photos of various individual Anolis around my house. It is located in the West Andes of Colombia northwest of Cali at 1700 MASL. The habitat is gardens and some cloudforest remnants. Any thoughts on the species? Are there different species represented or are they different individual of the same species? Thanks for any suggestions.
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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by Jan Grathwohl » November 4th, 2010, 11:55 am

Great shots of some rarely seen anolis - do you have species names for them or are they not determined?

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by AlanER » November 4th, 2010, 2:54 pm

'Yawn," anolis... :lol:

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by pituophian » November 5th, 2010, 12:58 pm

Anolis **yawn**, my arse!!



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Anolis proboscis (Ecuador)

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Anolis megalopithecus (Colombia)

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Anolis biporcatus (Honduras)

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Anolis fraseri (Ecuador)

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Anolis aquaticus (Costa Rica)

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Anolis vanzolinii (Ecuador near Colombian border)

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Anolis ibanezi (Panama) This was a species that we described last year from Panama.

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Here are ten of the thirteen species of Anolis that are sympatric at El Cope, Panama. Off the top of my head I can't think of a clade of vertebrates in the western Hemisphere with so many species found sympatrically. I can't find my pictures of Anolis kunayalae, but I will post one when I do.

Thanks for looking, Anoles rule!

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by pituophian » November 5th, 2010, 12:59 pm

These two both appear to be Anolis mariarum.

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by mateo.gable » November 5th, 2010, 2:54 pm

Thanks for sharing Ian. Awesome photos. Anolis rule!

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by ChrisNM » November 5th, 2010, 4:24 pm

My god he posts, albeit only 6 of em but still!

Latella...I think I need to see more of fraseri! I know you're working with the CA/SA anoles, but you wouldn't happen to have pics of A. roquet sumus?

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by Shells-n-scales » November 5th, 2010, 9:36 pm

Great photos!!! I never knew how variable they are... all the anole species I see on classifieds don't even compare to the ones shown here..

Here is my little group of Chamaeleolis Porcus or Anolis Porcus (whichever you prefer)

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by CB. » November 6th, 2010, 1:45 am

mateo.gable and pituophian - Thanks a lot for sharing those incredible Anolis pictures!

Ian: That male proboscis anole is spectacular! - I've read about your trip to Ecuador with Steven Poe in the recent issue of the Anolis Newsletter. Do you have pictures of the A. orcesi you found?
The coloration of that A. megalopithecus is incredible! I can't recall ever having seen a photo of that species, or of A. vanzolinii.
Thanks a lot.

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by Shea Lambert » November 6th, 2010, 11:43 am

Great Anolis pictures! Especially the sympatry, it's mind-boggling!

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by Jan Grathwohl » November 6th, 2010, 1:02 pm

Ian - those photos RULES - and yes i agree completely - Anolis rules - would LOVE to go on a Anolis-search with you guys someday ;)

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by DesertZone » November 6th, 2010, 10:05 pm

WOW...This is some good stuff.

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by justinm » November 7th, 2010, 1:38 pm

Ian is there somewhere that I can read about your trip to Ecuador to see all these Anoles? This is a pretty awesome thread.

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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by moloch » November 8th, 2010, 12:22 am

Great shots, guys. It is great to see these unusual species.
Ian is there somewhere that I can read about your trip to Ecuador to see all these Anoles? This is a pretty awesome thread.
I agree! What amazing photos. I really liked this shot.
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Incredible!


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Re: Anolis in Colombia part 3

Post by pituophian » November 9th, 2010, 10:11 am

Chris-
Unfortunately, no pictures of roquet. I have not been to the Caribbean yet, with the exception of Roatan. Why the interest in roquet? It is a pretty cool looking species.

Shells-n-scales
That is an amazing group of Chameleolis that you have there. I would love to make it to Cuba someday to find them in the field. My advisor has spent a lot of time there and has seen them a lot (as well as barbatus and other sp.)

Ian

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