About this object

Lizard with flattened body and large limbs, head is large and triangular, males have small crest on nape. Displaying males have blue body with red-orange or orange-yellow head, some males may have pale white heads and shoulders and stripes, non-displaying males are dull brown with faint crossbars, females and juveniles are brown. Length up to 35 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.51
  • Scientific name
    Agama atra Daudin, 1802
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SAURIA AGAMIDAE
  • Common name
    Southern Rock Agama
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Southern Africa: South Africa
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 93/732d
Object view = Natural Science
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