Lebombo flat lizard

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Lebombo flat lizard
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Cordylidae
Genus: Platysaurus
Species: P. lebomboensis
Binomial name
Platysaurus lebomboensis
Jacobsen 1994

The Lebombo flat lizard (Platysaurus lebomboensis) is a species of lizard in the family Cordylidae.


The Lebombo flat lizard lives in southern Africa, including Transvaal,[1] Swaziland, and KwaZulu-Natal, a province in South Africa. This area includes Middle Lebombo Range.

The habitat of this small lizard include grasslands and thickets.


Lebombo flat lizards are closely related to a subspecies of Platysaurus intermedius, P. i. wilhelmi. Females, males, and juveniles of the Lebombo flat lizard are black-brown-gray, with blue bellies and white spots and stripes on their backs.


  1. ^ "Platysaurus lebomboensis". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 2007-08-13. 

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