Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Agama aculeata distanti  
(Distant's Ground Agama)
(SiSwati: holoholo)



Description:

Key Features: small spiny scales on the head and back, box-shaped head, stubby build and short tail

Comments: Occurs in the highveld, middleveld and Lubombo regions, absent from the lowveld. Previously unrecorded, currently three localities recorded as well as an additional sight record. This form is endemic to South Africa and Swaziland.

Habitats:  
Open grassland
Rocky ridges and slopes


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