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Anolis evermanni (Emerald anole, Evermann's Anole, Small Green Anole)

Synonyms: Anolis evermani; Ctenonotus evermanni


Adult Weight [1]  5.4 grams


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Bahamoan-Antillean mangroves Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Mangroves      
Puerto Rican dry forests United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Puerto Rican moist forests United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Luquillo Biosphere Reserve 8617 Puerto Rico, United States  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caribbean Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S. Yes

Prey / Diet

Anolis gundlachi (Yellow-bearded Anole)[2]
Anolis stratulus (Spotted anole, St. Thomas Anole, Banded Anole)[2]
Avicularia laeta (Puerto Rican tarantula)[2]
Telebasis vulnerata[2]


Anolis cuvieri (Puerto Rican giant anole, Cuvier's Anole, Green Giant Anole)[2]
Anolis stratulus (Spotted anole, St. Thomas Anole, Banded Anole)[2]
Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk)[2]
Buteo platypterus (Broad-winged Hawk)[2]
Chilabothrus inornatus (Puerto Rican Boa)[2]
Eleutherodactylus coqui (Coquí)[2]
Felis catus (Domestic Cat)[2]
Megascops nudipes (Puerto Rican Screech-Owl)[2]
Melanerpes portoricensis (Puerto Rican Woodpecker)[2]
Myiarchus antillarum (Puerto Rican Flycatcher)[2]
Nesospingus speculiferus (Puerto Rican Tanager)[2]
Saurothera vieilloti (Puerto Rican Lizard-Cuckoo)[2]
Scolopendra alternans[2]
Todus mexicanus (Puerto Rican Tody)[2]
Turdus plumbeus (Red-legged Thrush)[2]
Vireo latimeri (Puerto Rican Vireo)[2]


Puerto Rico Terra typica: Catalina Plantation, east slope of El Yunque, Bosque Experimental de Luquillo, Puerto Rico.;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Length–weight allometries in lizards, S. Meiri, Journal of Zoology 281 (2010) 218–226
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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