Ameiva undulata

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Rainbow Ameiva
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Teiidae
Genus: Ameiva
Species: A. undulata
Binomial name
Ameiva undulata
(Wiegmann, 1834)[2]

The Rainbow Ameiva, Barred Whiptail, or Metallic Ameiva (Ameiva undulata) is a species of whiptail lizard found in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize, and southern Mexico.[2]


Brown coloured with darker zig-zag lines or bars running down the sides often with light blue and green markings along sides and underside. It is similar to the Middle-American Ameiva (Ameiva festiva). Lives in litter in open habitats.


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