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Turquoise Monitor

Turquoise monitor is a monitor lizard occurring in Indonesia.

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

    Size Up to around 110 cm
    Color Black-brown and grayish-brown ground color with light yellowish to turquoise with a blackish pattern underside
    Distribution Indonesian islands
    Diet Crustaceans, scorpions, grasshoppers, frogs
    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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