Orange-throated flat lizard

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

The orange-throated flat lizard (Platysaurus monotropis) is a species of lizard in the Cordylidae family.

Description[edit]

Orange-throated flat lizard females and juveniles are black-brown with white stripes. Males have orange heads, green-blue bodies, and a red tail. A black collar is present on the throat.

Geography[edit]

Orange-throated flat lizards live in northern Transvaal[1] in South Africa. They live in mesic savannahs with sandstone outcrops.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orange-throated Flat Lizard". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 2007-08-25. 

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