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Forest Calotes

Calotes rouxii

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Pedro Beirão
Pedro Beirão 8 years ago

This one knows and is posing for the pic ahah. Nice spotting!

JanineLingTurner 8 years ago

loving the vibrant colours!

Gopal murali
Gopal murali 10 years ago

@S Frazier yes sir its a rouxii i was bit confused :)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

This spotting is Calotes rouxii. Psammophilus dorsalis superficially resembles this spotting but note, it has a much larger area of red/orange, it has shorter spines, and it does not have faint lines radiating from the eyes, as does this spotting. Here is a red/orange forest Calotes Most importantly, Psammophilus dorsalis is found on the east side of India and this spotting is on the west within the range of Calotes rouxii. See range map here

Gopal murali
Gopal murali 10 years ago

Its Psammophilus dorsalis male..nice find sir.!!

Nilesh Sutar
Nilesh Sutar 10 years ago

thanks for suggestion

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

That way others can endorse it by clicking the plus sign. Anyway, I agree with your comment chimetsetan :-)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

Why not "suggest" this? :-)

ChimeTsetan 10 years ago

Forest Calotes. Calotes rouxii. :) good one.

Nilesh Sutar
Spotted by
Nilesh Sutar

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on May 19, 2010
Submitted on May 6, 2012


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