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Four-lined Ameiva or Four-lined Whiptail

Ameiva quadrilineata


The Four-lined Ameiva or Four-lined Whiptail (Ameiva quadrilineata) is a species of whiptail lizard found in western Panama, Costa Rica, and southeast Nicaragua. Brown coloured with four light lines running down the back. Similar species, Ameiva festiva. Lives in open habitats. Juveniles have metallic-blue tails.


I think this lizard looks like an Australian aboriginal painting...

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 8 years ago
Four-lined Ameiva or Four-lined Whiptail
Ameiva quadrilineata Ameiva quadrilineata

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1 Comment

pamsai 8 years ago

thanks bayucca...

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San José, Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 5, 2013
Submitted on Sep 28, 2013

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