Calotes

Calotes

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Common Green Forest Lizard is an agamid lizard found in the forests of the Western Ghats and the Shevaroy Hills in India, and Sri Lanka.The length of head is one and a half times the size of its breadth, the snout is a little longer than the orbit. The lizard has a concave forehead, swollen cheeks and smooth, unequal upper head-scales. The canthus rostralis and the supraciliary edge both are sharp. A row of 8 or 9 compressed spines, divided into two groups, is above the tympanum, the diameter of these is less than half that of the orbit. C. calotes has 9 to 11 upper and as many lower labials. The body is compressed, the dorsal scales are large and usually feebly keeled, but sometimes smooth. these scales point backwards and upwardsand are as large as or a slightly smaller than the ventrals, which are strongly keeled and mucronateshow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136550253
  • 9786136550251