Acanthodactylus boskianus

Common name: the Bosk’s Fringe-fingered Lizard

Conservation status: Least Concern

Distribution: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, Yemen

Size: up to 260 mm

Description: upperside is brownish with 5 stripes along the back, underside of the tail is orange

Habitat: sand habitats

Activity: diurnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: oviparous

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