Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Gerrhosaurus validus validus  
(Giant Plated Lizard)



Description:

Key Features: plate-like body scales, and a thin pale white stripe extending from behind the head along the sides of the back to the base of the tail

Comments: Occurs throughout the country in the highveld, middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions. In the highveld confined to the larger, warmer valleys. Previously unrecorded, currently two localities recorded. Also several sight records.

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