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Garden lizard

Calotes versicolor

Description:

An Agamid Lizard. From its two yellow stripes on its back, it's a Calotes. Around 30cm long.

Habitat:

Tropical South East Asian forest.


1 species ID suggestions

changeable lizard, oriental garden lizard
Calotes versicolor Changeable lizard (Calotes versicolor) on the Shores of Singapore

2 Comments

AdibBarbarossa
AdibBarbarossa 4 years ago

Terima kasih, Scott... ^_^

Thanks for the information... So it turns out to be a Calotes...

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 4 years ago

Oh, I see you are new here, Adib. Let me say Selamat datang ke Project Noah!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 4 years ago

Calotes versicolor is extremely variable but often has the parallel yellowish stripes. Your specimen does not really resemble Leiolepis (head, or side patterning) and I don't belive it's been recorded in Singapore ( http://www.ecologyasia.com/verts/lizards... )

Indonesia

Lat: 1.11, Long: 103.95

Spotted on Mar 28, 2013
Submitted on Jan 29, 2014

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