Anolis loveridgei Schmidt, 1936

Honduran giant anole, Loveridge's anole



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Norops loveridgei (Schmidt, 1936)


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Köhler, G. 2003. Reptiles of Central America. Herpeton, Germany.

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McCranie, J.R. and Cruz, G.A. 1992. Rediscovery of the Honduran Giant Anole Norops loveridgei (Sauria: Polychridae). Caribbean Journal of Science 28(3/4): 233-234.

Townsend, Josiah H. (2014). Characterizing the Chortís Block Biogeographic Province: geological, physiographic, and ecological associations and herpetofaunal diversity. Mesoamerican Herpetology 1(2): 203-251.

Townsend, Josiah H. and Wilson, L.D. (2010). Conservation of the Honduran herpetofauna: Issues and imperatives. In: Wilson, L. D., Townsend, J.H. and Johnson, J.D. (eds), Conservation of Mesoamerican amphibians and reptiles, pp. 461-486. Eagle Mountain Publishing , Eagle Mountain, Utah.

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