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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Mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the Nature Reserves of Singapore – diversity, abundance and distribution. Bronchocela cristatella crested green lizard attempted prey. This graceful, agile lizard is one of the most commonly seen agamids in large swaths of southeast Asia.

Islands between the realms: An integrative taxonomic review of the agamid genus Bronchocela Kuhl, from Peninsular Malaysia with descriptions of new montane and insular endemics. Green Crested Lizard Bronchocela cristatella. Green crested lizard G: Retrieved from ” https: This page was cristarella edited on 10 Marchat Bronchocela cristatella — Green Crested Lizard.

Malayan Nature Journal 61 4: The lizards of the Philippine Islands.

Description Green Crested Lizard Bronchocela cristatella Nuchal crest low, formed by triangular spines; it is not continued on the back, where the vertebral scales arc scarcely prominent. Asiatic Herpetological Research 9: The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago.


A new species of the genus Bronchocela from the tropical rain forest of southern Cristarella. Some of the places where they have been recorded include: Herpetological Natural History 4 1: When under stress, they will turn brown or dark grey. Bronchocela cristatella KUHL, Agama cristatella Kuhl, Bronchocela cristatella — KaupCalotes cristatellus — BoulengerBronchocela cristatella — Manthey[1].

Lee Grismer, Daicus Belabut, Mohd. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards Reptilia: My sister calls this one the Goth Lizard.

Views Read Edit View history. Unlike true chameleons, they are unable to change into other colours. Agama cristatella KUHL Boulenger synonymized B.

Bronchocela cristatella

Bronchocela cristatella Kuhl, Kingdom: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Due to their ability to change to brown or dark grey when they are stressed, they have commonly been confused with the chameleon, which are not found here.

Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Dresden 21 19 Gaulke, M. Sauria based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles.

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. Measuring mm from snout to vent, this lizard has crisfatella green dorsal and yellowish-green ventral.


The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. New Holland Publishers Ltd. Their incredibly long tails help them balance while maneuvering from branch to branch.

Bronchocela cristatella – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 3 Januaryat The fourth hind toe is one-eighth longer than the third. Bronchocela cristatella Kuhl Lizards from the island of Morotai Moluccas. They are capable of gliding short distances between trees. The Bronchocela cristatella mentoned in ter Borg is probably B. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu North Borneo. Bronchocela cristatella Green Crested Lizard diet and foraging behavior.

New herpetofaunal records for Perlis State Park and adjacent areas. Tympanum large, more than half diameter of orbit, often dusky colored.

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It moves and leaps with great quickness among the branches of trees. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Females lay one to four eggs which are buried in soil.