Rahul Sharma

Polychrus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Polychrotinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Family  Iguanidae
Scientific name  Polychrus
Higher classification  Dactyloidae
Order  Scaled reptiles
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Similar  Polychrus marmoratus, Reptile, Polychrus acutirostris, Polychrotinae, Scaled reptiles

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Polychrus is the only extant genus of polychrotid lizards in the world. Commonly called bush anoles, they are found in the Caribbean and in Central and South America.

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Polychrus CalPhotos Polychrus peruvianus Peruvian Bush Anole

Polychrus means "many colored". For anoles see genera Anolis and Norops. This genus is presently in the family of lizards known as Iguanidae, subfamily Polychrotinae, and is no longer classified in the now invalid family, Polychrotidae.

Polychrus Polychrus marmoratus The Reptile Database

Polychrus marmoratus


Species

Polychrus Polychrus peruvianus The Reptile Database
  • Polychrus acutirostris Spix, 1825 – Brazilian Bush Anole
  • Polychrus femoralis Werner, 1910 – Werner's Bush Anole
  • Polychrus gutturosus Berthold, 1845 – Berthold's Bush Anole
  • Polychrus jacquelinae Koch, Venegas, Garcia-Bravo, and Böhme, 2011 - Jacquelin's Bush Anole
  • Polychrus liogaster Boulenger, 1908 – Boulenger's Bush Anole
  • Polychrus marmoratus Linnaeus, 1758 – Many-colored Bush Anole, Common Monkey Lizard
  • Polychrus peruvianus Noble, 1924 - Peruvian Bush Anole

  • Polychrus CalPhotos Polychrus liogaster
    Polychrus CalPhotos Polychrus marmoratus Bush Anole
    Polychrus Polychrus Cuvier 1817 Checklist View

    References

    Polychrus Wikipedia


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