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Laudakia caucasia (Caucasian Agama)

Laudakia caucasia (Caucasian Agama)

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Description: Laudakia caucasia (Caucasian Agama)
Head much depressed; nostril lateral, below the canthus rostralis, slightly tubular. Upper head-scales smooth; occipital not enlarged ; small conical spinose scales on the side of the head near the ear, and on the neck; ear larger than the eye-opening. Throat strongly plicate ; no gular pouch. Body much depressed, with a very indistinct lateral fold; nuchal and latero-dorsal scales very small, granular; vertebral region with enlarged flat, feebly keeled, rather irregular scales; flanks with enlarged, strongly keeled or spinose scales; no nuchal denticulation; ventral scales smooth, distinctly smaller than the enlarged dorsals. 150 to 160 scales round the middle of the body. Limbs strong, with compressed digits; the scales on the upper surface of limbs much enlarged, strongly keeled, generally spinose; fourth finger slightly longer than third; fourth toe a little longer than third, fifth extending beyond first. Tail rounded, depressed at the base, covered with rather large spinose scales arranged in rings, two rings forming a distinct segment; the length of the tail doos not equal quite twice the distance from gular fold to vent. Male with a large patch of callose preanal scales and an enormous patch of similar scales on the belly. Olivaceous above, with round yellowish black-edged spots, the black frequently forming a network; vertebral region yellowish, limbs with more or less distinct yellowish cross bars; lower surface yellowish in the female, blackish in the breeding male.
Persian name: آگامای قفقازی
Keywords: Laudakia, caucasia, Caucasian, Agama, آگاما, قفقازی
Date: 25.02.2008 13:10
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Added by: Amir Jafary

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Make: Canon
Model: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Exposure time: 1/2000 sec(s)
Aperture value: F/5
ISO speed: 200
Date created: 07.07.2006 08:55:31
Focal length: 190mm

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