First record of the invasive Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei Duméril & Bibron, 1837 (Squamata: Iguanidae: Dactyloinae), in South America

Luis Amador, Fernando Ayala-Varela, Andrea E. Nárvaez, Keyko Cruz, Omar Torres-Carvajal

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Abstract

We report the first record of the invasive Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei Duméril & Bibron, 1837, in South America based on nine specimens from Samborondón, Guayas province, Ecuador. We also present some information related to the current distribution in Ecuador, and its possible impacts on native lizard species.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2083
JournalCheck List
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 3 Apr 2017

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Keywords

  • Distribution
  • Ecuador
  • Guayas
  • Introduced species
  • Lizards
  • Range extension
  • Urban areas

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