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Elliot's forest lizard

Calotes ellioti


I saw this beautiful forest lizard on a tree along the main hiking trail in Dhoni Forest Reserve. I think it is a Calotes species lizard, but cannot ID the exact species name. any help identifying the species is appreciated.


Mixed deciduous forest


Calotes sp.?

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Elliot's forest lizard
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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

You're welcome. I believe it is in the process of shedding its skin, hence the whitish color.

Sudhir Viswarajan
Sudhir Viswarajan 9 years ago

Hi Scott,
Thanks for the suggestion - the white colored band on its neck made me rule this out the first time.

Sudhir Viswarajan
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Sudhir Viswarajan

Kerala, India

Spotted on Jan 11, 2015
Submitted on Feb 19, 2015

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