Dear friends of the beautiful Anolis-lizards,

This page was created to give you an overview of the Anolis-lizards inhabiting the Lesser Antilles, in particular the windward islands from Anguilla in the north to Grenada in the south. As the Geography, Geology and Climate of the Lesser Antilles is of great importance to understand the Anolis and their Evolution, you can find some basic information the Lesser Antilles in the category "Die Kleinen Antillen"

By now (2017) there have been described more than 400 species of Anolis, wich makes Anolis the largest genus of all amniaota by numbers of species. 24 of these species with a number of subspecies live on the windward islands. In the category "Artenliste", you can find pictures of all these Anolis-species.

Anolis make great pets and are not hard to keep in a terrarium. In the category "Haltung" will show you, what to pay attention to and give you valuable tips on their care. In the category "Die Anolis" you can read some basic facts about Anolis in general

By the way: the array of the species in the sidebar matches their geographical range from north to south.

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