Taiwan Lizard ID

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Mike VanValen
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Taiwan Lizard ID

Post by Mike VanValen » April 6th, 2016, 4:56 pm

From Taiwan. Japalura sp.?


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Re: Taiwan Lizard ID

Post by Paul Freed » April 7th, 2016, 6:53 am

Mike,
It looks like Japalura polygonata, can you tell me where in Taiwan it was photographed? It would help to better identify it.
-Paul

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Re: Taiwan Lizard ID

Post by Keeper » April 22nd, 2016, 2:51 pm

Paul Freed wrote:Mike,
It looks like Japalura polygonata, can you tell me where in Taiwan it was photographed? It would help to better identify it.
-Paul
The enlarged dorsal scales between dorsolateral stripes appear to be arranged in "V" shaped ridges, which is a diagnostic character for J. swinhonis. I think it is a female J. swinhonis.

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