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Saw this lizard moving about in the sand during my trip to the sand dunes. Has a great camouflage, can't deny that. I don't know its scientific or common names, though.
Desert (found only in Rajasthan, India)
Hopefully suggestive for the Mission ‘Mimetic Animals of the World’.
it was fun though - you are very welcome :)
@SandraH - Looks like a perfect ID. The lizard matches perfectly with the description in the link. Seems like you had to spend a big chunk of time searching for this guy... Thanks for the link and ID...!
Nice reference SandraH Thanks
Ok, there is a reason why he is hard to classify. You have to have a good book with good photos or drawings. From what I found around the net he appears most likely to be Bufoniceps laungwalaensis. The genus (Bufoniceps) contains a single species and it looks like your guy here. Either that or he is a deformed other agamid :) like skinny-tailed uromastyx or round-headed gecko :)))) Photos of what is purported to be Bufoniceps can be seen here: http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/spe....
Akshat just can't get attention to this lizard in first look due to it's color and color of sand even though nicely spotted by you, Good work.
wow - very unusual! I can't seem to fit that weird head it has anywere. How big was it by the way?
Unusual looking lizard! We need our experts.
Spotted on Nov 6, 2011 Submitted on Nov 6, 2011
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