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Arabian Toadhead Agama

Arabian toadhead agama is a small to medium-sized lizard found in many countries of Middle East. The species is active during the day. It has the ability to change its body color.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Sauria
    Family Agamidae
    Subfamily Agaminae
    Genus Phrynocephalus
    Scientific Name Phrynocephalus arabicus


    Size Around 4.5 cm
    Color White, black, brown and orange specks on the upper surface with white underside; bright yellow and orange markings on the head
    Distribution Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates
    Habitat Areas with soft, wind blown sand; harder and drier substrates with scanty vegetation
    Diet Crickets, worms, spiders, beetles
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 1 to 2 eggs
    Incubation Period 6 to 8 weeks
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on February 9th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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