About this object

An elongated lizard with tiny limbs. Colour is drab, being dark brown over the head and back with straw-coloured flanks and whitish or golden-yellow belly. Length up to 50 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Chamaesaura anguina (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Cape Snake Lizard
  • Collector
    John R F Mills
  • Date collected
    1959-09-06 - 1959-09-08
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Uganda: Ankole: Nyabushozi: Sanga Town
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Charles R.S. Pitman, 1960
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1960.51.31-32
Object view = Natural Science
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