Observations in the Order: Squamata

Common Name: Lizards

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Reenboogskink

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: KNP - Skukuza
Observed: 29th August 2016
Added: 31st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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I.C.U.C. me!

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By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Hans se Kop area
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Small chameleon on a restio in fynbos. A child has seen one earlier in the day too. : )

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Acontias lineatus

Acontias lineatus
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Location: Nuwerus
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Acontias lineatus found under a rock

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Chondrodactylus bibronii

Chondrodactylus bibronii
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Location: Nuwerus
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

The Chondrodactylus bibronii has a very long tail almost the same size as its body, the tail has rough scales and is spotted. In South Africa it occurs in the Western Cape Province, Free State and Eastern Cape.

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Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia

Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia
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Location: Kirstenbosch Nursery Ravine
Observed: 24th July 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
Description:

The Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia is one of six species from the genus Crotaphopeltis. C.hotamboeia is the only species in the genus that occurs throughout South Africa, except for drier areas in the western regions.

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Prosymna sundevalli

Prosymna sundevalli
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Location: Nuwerus
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

Prosymna sundevalli occurs in Fynbos and mesic thicket in the Western Cape.

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Pachydactylus barnardi

Pachydactylus barnardi
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Location: Nuwerus
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

Pachydactylus barnardi is endemic to South Africa, occuring in the west coast of Northern Cape and northen regions of the Western Cape.

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Lamprophis aurora

Lamprophis aurora
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Location: Danie uys Park
Observed: 27th July 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

The Lamprophis aurora is one of four species of small house snakes from the genus Lamprophis. It occurs throughout South Africa, in grasslands, fynbos and moist savanna habitats.

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Karusasaurus polyzonus

Karusasaurus polyzonus
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Location: Nuwerus
Observed: 12th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Karusasaurus polyzonus is one of two species from the genus Karusasaurus of the Cordylidae family.

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snake

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By: jeans
Location: cederberg
Observed: 23rd September 2013
Added: 28th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Adder

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By: NikolaNikola’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesNikola’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Hans se kop mountain
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:1
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Cape Dwarf Chameleon attacked by Butcher Bird

Cape Dwarf Chameleon
By: Nigel Forshaw
Scouts South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: 20 Oakridge Close, Oakridge, Cape Town
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:7
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Cape Dwarf Chameleon

Cape Dwarf Chameleon
By: Nigel Forshaw
Scouts South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: 20 Oakridge Close, Oakridge, Cape Town
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Rooiberg lizard

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By: magrietb
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSeaKeysSpider Club of South Africa
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Location: Rooiberg at De Hoop campsite, Richtersveld NP
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Cremnophilic Snake

Snake
By: Eric Harley
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Succulent Society of South Africa
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Location: 3 Elizabeth Close, Tokai, Cape, 7945
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Saw this juvenie (I assume) snake after dusk twining around a specimen of Aloe brevifolia in my wall.

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Unlucky Snake attacked by Hadeda

Snake
By: Nigel Forshaw
Scouts South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: 20 Oakridge Close, Oakridge, Cape Town
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 23rd August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:3
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Skink

Variable skink
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Location: Gala-Gala
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

Hemidactylus mabouia - Common Tropical house gecko 1
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Location: Lighthouse Rd, Ponta do Ouro
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

Afroedura marleyi - MARLEY’S FLAT GECKO 5
By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Gala-Gala
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

Afroedura marleyi - MARLEY’S FLAT GECKO 3
By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Gala-Gala
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Gecko

Afroedura marleyi - MARLEY’S FLAT GECKO 1
By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJoubert’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Gala-Gala
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Agama atra

Agama atra
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Location: N7, West Coast DC
Observed: 12th August 2016
Added: 20th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Pregnant female, bulging on underside of belly

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Disphoidus typus

Dispholidus typus_sunvalley_fishhoek
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Location: Sun Valley, Fish Hoek
Observed: 29th June 2015
Added: 20th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Trachylepis capensis

Trachylepis capensis_Steenberg
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Location: Steenberg
Observed: 11th August 2016
Added: 20th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Bradypodion taeniabronchum - Elandsberg Dwarf Chameleon

Bradypodion taeniabronchum
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Location: Lady's Slipper
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Trachylepis sulcata

Trachylepis sulcata_Nuwerus
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Location: Nuwerus
Observed: 11th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Tetradactylus seps

short-legged seps
By: Inshaaf LaylooInshaaf Layloo’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesInshaaf Layloo’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Cape Flats Nature Reserve
Observed: 12th July 2016
Added: 16th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Cape Skink

Cape Skink
By: Inshaaf LaylooInshaaf Layloo’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesInshaaf Layloo’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Koeberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 13th July 2016
Added: 16th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Has three white strips down its back.

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Mole Snake (: Pseudaspis cana)

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By: Inshaaf LaylooInshaaf Layloo’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesInshaaf Layloo’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Koeberg Power Station
Observed: 13th July 2016
Added: 16th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Black Mole Snake

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Bradypodion pumilum

18-Cape Dwarf Chameleon (Bradypodion pumilum)
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Location: Rondevlei nature reserve
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 16th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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