Acanthodactylus scutellatus

Common name: the Nidua Fringe-fingered Lizard

Conservation status: Not Evaluated

Distribution: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Mali, Niger, Saudi Arabia, Sudan

Size: up to 240 mm

Description: upperside is yellowish brown with a pattern of black spots, tail is blueish

Habitat: sand habitats

Activity: diurnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: oviparous

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