Oplurus cuvieri

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Oplurus cuvieri
Collared iguanid oplurus cuvieri.jpg
At Anjajavy Forest, Madagascar
Oplurus Cuvieri Kirindy Madagascar.jpg
At Kirindy Forest
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Infraorder: Iguania
Family: Opluridae
Genus: Oplurus
Species: O. cuvieri
Binomial name
Oplurus cuvieri

The Collared iguanid lizard, Oplurus cuvieri (also Collared iguana, or Madagascan collared iguana) is an arboreal Malagasy iguana, the largest of six Oplurus species. They are found in the western tropical forests of Madagascar and on Grand Comore Island. They have a mostly carnivorous diet and their breeding is timed with the rainy season.

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