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Ceram Monitor

Ceram monitor is a species of lizard occurring in Indonesia. The species is an excellent swimmer.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Lacertilia
    Family Varanidae
    Genus Varanus
    Subgenus Varanus (Euprepiosaurus)
    Scientific Name Varanus cerambonensis

    Other Names Ceram mangrove monitor
    Size Up to 95 cm (37 in)
    Color Dark blue to black upper surface with numerous yellow spots arranged like cross bands; yellowish-white lower surface
    Distribution Moluccan Islands in Indonesia
    Habitat Lowland rainforests close to streams
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)

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    Published on February 13th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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