Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Cordylus vittifer   
(Transvaal Girdled Lizard)
(SiSwati: chakazane)



Description:

Key Features: a uniform brown colour with a pale yellow or white stripe down the middle of the back, and enlarged spiky tail scales

Comments: Occurs throughout the country in the highveld, middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions, less common in the middleveld and lowveld. Previously one locality listed (FitzSimons 1943), currently eight localities recorded.

Habitats:  
Rocky ridges and slopes


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