Chow Time for Anolis Distichus Part Deux

Yesterday I posted a short video of the Hispaniolan trunk anole (Anolis distichus) feeding on ants and noted that this species eats lots of social insects.  Like most anoles, however, A. distichus is also a fairly opportunistic feeder that will eat more or less whatever it can fit in its mouth.  I illustrate the diversity of this species’ diet with today’s photos of predation on an orthopteran and a curculionid beetle (both photographs were taken in situ in the Dominican Republic).

About Rich Glor

Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of Rochester and longtime anole enthusiast.
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  1. Pingback: Anolis distichus Eating (Again) « Anole Annals

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