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Continent: Caribbean South-America
Distribution: Lesser Antilles: Guadeloupe, Ile Desecheo Saintes, La Desirade, French Guiana (introduced)  marmoratus: Guadeloupe: plain of Capesterre in southeastern Basse-Terre; intergrades with A. m. alliaceus, A. m. girafus, and A. m. speciosus.   alliaceus (HOLOTYPE BMNH 1946.8.28.96): central highlands in the Basse-Terre portion of Guadeloupe; intergrades with A. m. girafus, A. m. setosus, and A. m. speciosus.   caryae (HOLOTYPE MCZ 70666): Terre-de-Bas, Îles des Saintes; intergrades with A. m. terraealtae; introduced at Cayenne, Guiane Française.  chrysops (HOLOTYPE MCZ 70649): Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas, Îles de Petite Terre.   desiradei (HOLOTYPE MCZ 71068): La Désirade; intergrades with A. m. inornatus.   girafus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 71259): leeward coast of Basse-Terre portion of Guadeloupe, from vicinity of Malendure and adjacent Ilets de Pigeon, south to Ballif; intergrades with A. m. setosus.   inornatus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 71036): northern Grande-Terre; Ilet Macou; intergrades with A. m. speciosus.   kahouannensis (HOLOTYPE MCZ 70791): Îlet-à-Kahouanne and Tête-à-Anglais.   setosus (HOLOTYPE MCZ 70813): northern coast of Basse-Terre portion of Guadeloupe from vicinity of Deshaies to Ste.-Rose; intergrades with A. m. speciosus.   speciosus (LECTOTYPE MCZ 6172): southwestern portion of Grande-Terre portion of Guadeloupe, onto isthmus connecting Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre; Ilet du Cochons, Ilet du Gosier, Ilet Christophe. Introduced to French Guiana (HOOGMOED, pers. comm.).  
Type locality: Martinique (in error); revised to Capesterre on the Basse-Terreportion of Guadeloupe by Lazell, 1964.


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Source: The Reptile Database

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