Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Pseudocordylus melanotus melanotus  
(Common Crag Lizard)
(SiSwati: chakazane)



Description:

Key Features: a flattened body with a vivid black and orange pattern and enlarged spiky tail scales

Comments: Restricted to the highveld region, this species has a limited distribution in western Swaziland. This form is endemic to South Africa and Swaziland.

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Distribution
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Distribution Data Sources:
SNTC Swaziland Biodiversity Baseline Data
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (data accessed in 2016) http://www.gbif.org/
Project Noah www.projectnoah.org/ UCT ADU Virtual Museum (ReptileMap) vmus.adu.org.za/
HerpMapper. 2017. HerpMapper - A Global Herp Atlas and Data Hub. Iowa, U.S.A. Available http://www.herpmapper.org. (Accessed: 21-01-2017).
Miscellaneous other sources.