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Four-Lined Ameiva, Four-Lined Whiptail

Holcosus quadrilineatus


Green and light brown striped skink wit a red / orange head. About 20cm in length.


In garden at the foot of the Quill Volcano, near the Caribbean Sea, Sint Eustatius.


This little fella was hard to take pictures of. It prefered to stay in the shade.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Gaia80 a year ago
Four-lined Whiptail
Holcosus quadrilineatus Four-lined Whiptail (Holcosus quadrilineatus) · iNaturalist

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Gaia80 a year ago

You're welcome Muckpuk, I'm often not 100% sure, but if you browse through the spottings at inaturalist of this species you will see some individuals with bright red head, that made me quite sure it's this species ;)

Muckpuk a year ago

Thank you Gaia80. That seems to be the one! Except for the fact that I do not see the red head.

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Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Spotted on Nov 24, 2019
Submitted on Dec 17, 2019

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