Takydromus khasiensis

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Takydromus khasiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Takydromus
Species: T. khasiensis
Binomial name
Takydromus khasiensis
Boulenger, 1917

Java Grass Lizard Takydromus khasiensis is a species of lizard. Distribution: India (Assam, Meghalaya), adjacent Myanmar (= Burma) and northern part of Bangladesh. Type locality: Khasi Hills, near Assam.


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