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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby frisian » Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:14 pm

Hi forumites,
can anybody help me to verify this lizard? i have seen it in ls.
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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:45 am

Southern Tree Agama
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Tree agama:

Unread postby darth bangkok » Fri Apr 02, 2010 4:53 am

Howzit,

I have some lizard photos from my trip to KNP that I am hoping for some help in identifying.

Is this one Agama Atra, Southern Rock Agama or maybe Tree Agama, Acanthocerus Atricollis. Well, its in a tree but it looks blue to me which makes in more comparable to the rock agama according to my book.

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby SAHGCA-UCT » Mon Apr 05, 2010 8:59 pm

Tree agama: Acanthocercus atricollis

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby chirinda » Sun Apr 18, 2010 8:58 pm

Please can you help with an ID. I saw this chap at Orpen in March 2010. Size approx 18-20 cm

It looks similar to the very first post on this thread which was ID'd as a Tree Agama but then subsequent tree agamas are quite different.

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby SAHGCA-UCT » Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:13 pm

this is a ground agama Agama aculeata

edit: the first page one is a ground agama too and not infact a tree agama

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby chirinda » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:53 pm

Thank you so much. I think he is rather beautiful.

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:16 pm

Looks like a female Tree agama to me, the one on the first page looks like a non-breeding male tree agama (yellow tail showing somewhat).....
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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby SAHGCA-UCT » Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:17 pm

lol i guess we have to agree to disagree

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:11 pm

Here is a Female Tree Agama

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3260/263 ... 997031.jpg

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby SAHGCA-UCT » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:26 pm

Aaah, yes I do agree now.

I shall eat some humble pie - I was wrong, not only about this one but also about the one on the front page. Hopefully its not too late for chirinda to come back and get the correct ID.

I have been told off not only by you but from a colleague who suggests that the main identifying feature is the black spot/patch on the shoulder. This is clear in both pictures and identifies it without doubt to being a tree agama. Ground agamas do not have this spot.

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Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:24 pm

This agama mated with a pale looking female. Start of summer!

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Re: AGAMA : Tree

Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:42 pm

Here's the female! Pretty little thing!

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Re: AGAMA : Tree

Unread postby norms » Fri Nov 19, 2010 3:00 pm

Great pic's of a beautiful reptile!
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Re: Identification help: Lizard

Unread postby wildheart » Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:06 am

Also can you identify these 2, sorry for bad quality.

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