(Duméril & Bibron, 1837)
English : Indo-chinese forest lizard
French : Agame forestier à ligne blanche
Class : Reptilia
Order : Squamata
Family : Agamidae
Notes : No subspecies known.
Adults can grow to 40 cm in length. Females are mottled brown with clear beige band on upper lip. Male is bright turquoise with a broad white band on mouth, orange spots on flanks and sandy-yellow to beige rear third of body and tail.
Range and habitat
The species is found in South-east Asia, from eastern India, Myanmar and nearby south China to Cambodia and south Vietnam. Lives in dry and semi-humid forests, woodlands, suburban parks.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Not listed
Status : The species is very common around its range and has been introduced successfully in other places in the world. Very adaptable.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known