A lizard in the Negev I need help with

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A lizard in the Negev I need help with

Postby Eric Preston » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:09 pm

I found and photographed this lizard in the Negev Desert, close to Eilat right at the Egypt border in March, but can't put a name on it. No, I don't have a herp guide to the area. Thanks.

Desert Lizard-01.jpg


Desert Lizard-02.jpg


I also photographed and saw many of these, but I think it is Acanthodactylus boskianus

Desert Lizard-03.jpg
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Re: A lizard in the Negev I need help with

Postby Mario Schweiger » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:12 am

the first 2 pictures are Trapelus mutabilis pallidus (or T. agnetae, as it is called by others).
http://vipersgarden.at/ARdb/species_land.php?varname=Trapelus%20mutabilis
http://vipersgarden.at/ARdb/species_land.php?varname=Trapelus%20agnetae
the lizard is Acanthodactylus boskianus for sure
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Re: A lizard in the Negev I need help with

Postby Evgeny Kotelevsky » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:29 pm

Nice photos!

Have you seen only these two lizards?
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