Calotes calotes (Linnaeus, 1758)



Has a bright green dorsal coloration, usually with 5 or 6 white, cream or dark green transverse stripes, however these are changeable. Often the stripes continue on to the tail. The head is yellowish- or brownish-green whereas the male develops a bright red head and throat in the breeding season. The underside is a pale green, the tail is light brown.