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Forest Calotes

Calotes rouxi


Found this one at my native place, near jack fruit tree eating ants, wasn't shy at all

1 Species ID Suggestions

Peninsular Rock Agama
Psammophilus dorsalis

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JigneshShirke 9 years ago

ya its more like Forest calotes (Calotes rouxi) than Rock agama.. thankx ctsetan & moralcoral

ChimeTsetan 9 years ago

Jignesh, i would still go with Calotes rouxi. :)
take a look at Rock agama i shot at hampi. you can compare.

JigneshShirke 9 years ago

this was around 4-6 inches long

ChimeTsetan 9 years ago

looks more like Forest calotes (Calotes rouxi).. Rock agamas are normally much bigger or i should say fatter and big headed. :)

moralcoral 9 years ago

I think its from the Calotes species not sure which one, there is a lot of missidentification on the web in this family, so would need to consult a book, ill keep my eyes peeled though!

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Kolhapur, Goa, India

Spotted on May 14, 2010
Submitted on Nov 14, 2011

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