Acanthodactylus maculatus

Acanthodactylus maculatus

Acanthodactylus maculatus, Spotted fringe-fingered lizard, Spotted fringe-toed lizard

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Acanthodactylus maculatus

Acanthodactylus maculatus, known commonly as the spotted fringe-fingered lizard and the spotted fringe-toed lizard, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to north-western Africa.

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A. maculatus is found in Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.

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The natural habitats of A. maculatus are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, hot deserts, and sandy shores.

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Mating Habits

A. maculatus is oviparous.

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The species A. maculatus is threatened by habitat loss.

References

1. Acanthodactylus maculatus Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acanthodactylus_maculatus
2. Acanthodactylus maculatus on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/61458/12471327

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