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Anolis stratulus (Spotted anole, St. Thomas Anole, Banded Anole)

Synonyms: Anolis striatulus; Ctenonotus stratulus

Wikipedia Abstract

The barred anole (Ctenonotus stratulus), also known as the spotted anole or St. Thomas anole, is a species of anole found in Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands, and the United States Virgin Islands. The species of lizards had its scientific name changed recently from Anolis stratulus to Ctenonotus stratulus according to Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). The species belong to the Polychrotidae family of reptiles.
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Adult Weight [1]  1.9 grams


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Bahamoan-Antillean mangroves Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Mangroves      
Caribbean shrublands France, United Kingdom, Dominica, St. Lucia, Netherlands Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands      
Leeward Islands moist forests St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
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  
Virgin Islands Biosphere Reserve 15148 Virgin Islands, 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 evermanni (Emerald anole, Evermann's Anole, Small Green Anole)[2]


Anolis cuvieri (Puerto Rican giant anole, Cuvier's Anole, Green Giant Anole)[2]
Anolis evermanni (Emerald anole, Evermann's Anole, Small Green Anole)[2]
Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk)[2]
Buteo platypterus (Broad-winged Hawk)[2]
Chilabothrus inornatus (Puerto Rican Boa)[2]
Eleutherodactylus coqui (Coquí)[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]


Parasitized by 
Mesocoelium danforthi <Unverified Name>[3]
Parapharyngodon cubensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Spauligodon anolis <Unverified Name>[3]


Puerto Rico, Isla Vieques, Isla Culebra, Virgin Islands Terra typica: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.;



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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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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