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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Check out the weak cross-bands composed of blue spots. OpenStreetMap – Google Earth. Here’s a particularly bright one. Malayan Nature Journal 61 4: Agamid lizards of Southern Asia, Draconinae 1.

The bizarre arboreal agamids. Die Agamen der Welt. The first one here greeted us at the bottom of Mulu’s canopy walk. It was reviewed cristatwlla 6 June by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa Reptarium The Reptile Database.

Amphibians and reptiles of the Seribuat Archipelago.

The fourth hind toe is one-eighth longer than the third. Description de quelques reptiles nouveaux ou peu connus.

Sauria based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Discovery, Diversity, and Distribution of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi and its offshore islands. Gular sac small in males and sometimes absent in females, covered with small keeled scales, smaller than ventrals. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The following page uses this file: Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 3 1: They are known to change from green to brown, though this was the first brown one I’ve seen.


You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. A revised checklist of the herpetofauna of the Talaud archipelago, Indonesia, with a discussion about its biogeographic affinities. Taylor and Francis, London, pp. Unlike true chameleons, they are unable to change into other colours. The eggs are spindle-shaped with pointed ends. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Herpetological Review 47 3: It attains to a length of 20 inches, the tail measuring 16 inches.

Description Measuring mm from snout to vent, this lizard has bright green dorsal and yellowish-green ventral. Herpetological Natural History 4 1: Bronchocela cristatella crested green lizard attempted prey.

Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella) ·

The Digital Nature Archive of Singapore is built up by the help of various people: Their incredibly long tails help them balance while maneuvering from branch to branch. Lee Grismer and Jeanette Arreola.

An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards Reptilia: It can be distinguished from other congeners by combination bronchoceoa short nuchal crest, 4 – cristateola upper scale rows pointing upwards and 10 – 12 ventral scale rows.


It was extremely well camouflaged in a hedge on a drizzly morning.

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Bronchocela cristatella Green Crested Lizard diet and foraging behavior. My Travelogues and Trip Lists page includes a complete list of the herps I dristatella in the wild on this trip to Malaysia, as well as a travelogue of the trip.

The second one was up on the canopy walk handrail. I noticed it while I was waiting for a taxi. An integrative taxonomic review of the agamid genus Bronchocela Kuhl, from Peninsular Malaysia with descriptions of new montane and insular endemics. If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos or other forms of media, crisratella if you have any queries….

Herpetological Review 45 2: Canthus rostralis sharp, a series of 3 – 5 small erect, compressed scales behind supraciliary edge forming a small longitudinal crest.

Agama cristatella KUHL Lizards from the island of Morotai Moluccas. Dresden 21 19 Gaulke, M. Bronchocela cristatella Scientific classification Kingdom:

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