Pungwe flat lizard

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Pungwe Flat Lizard
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Cordylidae
Genus: Platysaurus
Species: P. pungweensis
Binomial name
Platysaurus pungweensis
Broadley 1959

The Pungwe Flat Lizard is a species of lizard in the Cordylidae family.

Description[edit]

Pungwe Flat Lizards females and juveniles are black with stripes on their back. Males vary by subspecies.

Pungwe Flat Lizards resemble the Common Flat Lizard, Platysaurus intermedius.

Geography[edit]

Pungwe Flat lizards live in eastern Zimbabwe and Mozambique.[1] They live in a savannah habitat.

Habits[edit]

Pungwe Flat Lizards eat ants and beetles. They live on rock outcrops.

Subspecies[edit]

Two subspecies of the Pungwe Flat Lizard exist, P. p. pungweensis and P. p. blakei.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Platysaurus pungweenis". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 

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