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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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Sauria bronchoclea on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Views View Edit History. Amphibians and reptiles of peninsular Malaysia and Thailand – an illustrated checklist [bilingual English bronchoceoa German]. General Biology A diurnal and arboreal lizard that prefers undisturbed forests, they also inhabit lowlands forest edges and are often seen in parks and gardens. Reptarium The Reptile Database. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

An integrative taxonomic review of the agamid genus Bronchocela Kuhl, from Peninsular Malaysia with descriptions of new montane and insular endemics.

Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella) ยท

Bronchocela cristatella green crested lizard endoparasites. 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. This bgonchocela to be one the most common agamid lizards in Singapore but has been largely taken over by the Changeable Lizard. This page was last edited on 10 Marchat Lee Grismer, Daicus Belabut, Mohd. Measuring mm from snout to vent, this lizard has bright green dorsal and yellowish-green ventral.


I noticed it while I was waiting for a taxi. Can you confirm these amateur observations of Bronchocela cristatella? This one was young and frisky, showing off its lizard agility by jumping from branch to branch.

Some of the places where they have been recorded include: The amphibians and reptiles of Panay Island, Philippines. Terralog 7, pp. Localities Found throughout Singapore and adjacent islands. Read more about the Agamidae family. Email us at bronchocrla nus. Herpetological Review 45 2: It was just sleeping until my presence woke it up.

Canthus rostralis sharp, a series of 3 – 5 small erect, compressed scales behind supraciliary edge forming bronchoceoa small longitudinal crest.

Check out the weak cross-bands composed of blue spots. It is able to change colour, turning darker brown when threatened.

A new species of the genus Bronchocela from the tropical rain forest of southern Vietnam. Reptiles of Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand: Green Crested Lizard Bronchocela cristatella. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

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When under stress, they will turn brown or dark grey. A diurnal and arboreal lizard that prefers undisturbed forests, they also inhabit lowlands forest edges and are often seen in parks and gardens. Females lay one to four eggs which are buried in soil. Bronchocela cristatella Kuhl You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.


New Holland Publishers Ltd. A variable species of Articles with ‘species’ microformats. It was extremely well camouflaged in a hedge on a drizzly morning.

New record of Corallus cropanii Boidae, Boinae: Hermannsche Buchhandlung, Frankfurt, pp. Cantor saw the colours of these lizards change suddenly to grey, brownish or blackish, sometimes with orange spots or with indistinct black network; large, isolated, round black spots appeared on the head or back or round the tympanum.

A short scries of three or four larger scales forms a continuation of the superciliary margin; no other large scale on the temple. Herpetological Natural History 4 1: Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Catalogo dei retilli e dei batraci raccolti bronchocelq O. Mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the Nature Reserves of Singapore – diversity, abundance and distribution.

Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum Nat.

The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Dresden 21 19 Gaulke, M.