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Class: Reptilia. Order: Squamata. Family: Agamidae. Genus: Bronchocela. Species: B. cristatella. Common Names: Green Crested Lizard. Status: Uncommon. Green crested lizard. Bronchocela cristatella. Family Agamidae updated Oct Where seen? This large green lizard is very well camouflaged among the. Bronchocela cristatella, also known as the green crested lizard, is a species of agamid lizard endemic to Southeast Asia. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Olik, all .

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Bronchocela cristatella green crested lizard reproduction. Agamidae with Notes on Other Species in the Genus.

Localities Found throughout Singapore and adjacent islands. Some of the places where they have been recorded include: Retrieved from ” https: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

On some reptiles and a frog from the Natuna Islands. It was extremely well camouflaged in a hedge on a drizzly morning.

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Can you confirm these amateur observations of Bronchocela cristatella? Die Agamen der Welt.

Nomenclatural status of Fitzinger’s Pseudocalotes archiducissae, and confirmation of Bronchocela cristatella Kuhl, from the Nicobar Archipelago Squamata: There is a dark ring around each eye, and a dark spot at the back of the head. The males have a crest on the neck. Description de quelques reptiles nouveaux ou peu connus. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Herpetological Natural History 4 1: Bronchocela cristatellaalso known as the green crested lizardis a species of agamid lizard endemic to Southeast Asia.


Ventrals 1 – 5 times larger than dorsals, strongly keeled. The fourth hind toe is one-eighth longer than the third. The second one was up on the canopy walk handrail. Find more photos by Google images search: Jenis-Jenis Herpetofauna di Pulau Halmahera. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 3: Ganther Verlag, Rugell, pp.

Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Bronchocela cristatella crested green lizard attempted prey. Lizards from the island of Morotai Moluccas.

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Boulenger synonymized B. It was reviewed on 6 June by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa They are known cristtella change from green to brown, though this was the first brown one I’ve seen.

I might as well record a photograph of one of these common lizards from every location where I see them, just in case it’s ever split into umpteen jillion separate species. The first one here greeted us at the cristaella of Mulu’s canopy walk. The lizards of Thailand.

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Other Resources Ecology Asia. Females lay one to four eggs which are buried in soil. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Bronchocela cristatella Kuhl Hermannsche Buchhandlung, Frankfurt, pp. Like most of the other agamids in the area, they are active by day but are often seen resting at night in forest vegetation.


Scales of the sides small, there being about forty in one of the transverse scries; ventral scales much larger, in fourteen longitudinal rows.

Herpetological investigations in Phang-Nga Province, southern Peninsular Thailand, with a list of reptile species and notes on their biology. No enlarged scales between tympanum and eye. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. My Travelogues and Trip Lists page includes a complete list of the herps I saw in the wild on this trip to Malaysia, as well as a travelogue of the trip.

A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. View all coordinates using: Due to their ability to change to brown or dark grey when they are stressed, they have commonly been confused with the chameleon, which are not found here. Bronchocela cristatella Kuhl, Kingdom: The lizards of the Philippine Islands. Read more about the Agamidae family.

Herpetological Review 44 2: Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, pp. The terrestrial herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. They are capable of gliding short distances between trees. Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 3 1: