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Philippine Spotted Green Tree Skink

Lamprolepis smaragdina philippinica

Description:

Green and brown silky lizard

Habitat:

Trees

Notes:

I've seen others taht are all green, assuming they are the same family. This particular one lives on a coconut tree, it is there every morning.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Emerald Tree Skink
Lamprolepis smaragdina
Philippine Spotted Green Tree Skink
Lamprolepis smaragdina philippinica Spotted Green Tree-Skink, Lamprolepis smaragdina philippinica | Flickr - Photo Sharing!


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5 Comments

beautiful lizard :)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

This subspecies is strikingly different from the one here in Papua, but there are also solid green and half brown-half green individuals.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 7 years ago

Nice find!

NickCook
NickCook 7 years ago

Thanks Jeff

NickCook
NickCook 7 years ago

Thank you shekainah :)

NickCook
Spotted by
NickCook

Surigao, Surigao Del Norte, Philippines

Lat: 9.67, Long: 125.74

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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