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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The bizarre arboreal agamids. This bronchocfla was originally posted to Flickr by berniedup at https: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Zoologie Tome 2, Partie 1. Agamidae with a Discussion of its Behavioral and Evolutionary Significance.

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The first one here greeted us at the bottom of Mulu’s canopy walk. It was reviewed on 6 June by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa Green Crested Lizard Bronchocela cristatella.

Green Crested Lizard Status: The herpetofauna of Panay Island, Philippines. Their incredibly long tails help them balance while maneuvering from branch to branch.


Here’s a particularly bright one. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Cantor saw the colours of these lizards change suddenly to grey, brownish or blackish, sometimes with orange cristatellx or with indistinct black network; large, isolated, round black spots appeared on the head or back or round the tympanum. I might as well record a photograph of one of these common lizards from every location where I see them, just in case it’s ever split into umpteen jillion separate species.

Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Check out the weak cross-bands composed of blue spots. I noticed it while I was waiting for a taxi. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand.

Bronchocela cristatella

Terralog 7, pp. This species is a bright green lizard, sometimes possessing a blue tint on the head. Amphibians and reptiles of the Seribuat Archipelago.

Bronchocela cristatella KUHL, Life Cycle Females lay one to four eggs which are buried in soil. Females lay one to four eggs which are buried in soil. The timestamp is cirstatella as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. Agamid lizards of Southern Asia, Draconinae 1. Kinabalu mNordborneo, Teil 3: My Travelogues and Trip Lists page includes a complete list of the herps I saw in the wild on this trip to Malaysia, as well as a travelogue of the trip.


Retrieved from ” https: Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. When under stress, they will turn brown or dark grey. 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.

Taylor and Francis, London, pp. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Lee Grismer and Jeanette Arreola. Asiatic Herpetological Research 9: They may sometimes have white or light blue spots that may form bars, or have white bars.

Views View Edit History. This one is not maneuvering, though.

Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella) ยท

Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, pp. There is a dark ring around each eye, and a dark spot at the back of the head. Unlike true chameleons, they are unable to change into other colours.