Congolacerta vauereselli

Congolacerta vauereselli

Congolacerta vauereselli, Sparse-scaled forest lizard

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Congolacerta vauereselli

Congolacerta vauereselli, also known commonly as the sparse-scaled forest lizard, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is native to central Africa.

Animal name origin

Tornier (1902) did not explain the source of the specific name vauereselli.

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C. vauereselli is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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The preferred natural Habitat of C. vauereselli is forest, at altitudes of 1,000–2,400 m (3,300–7,900 ft).

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References

1. Congolacerta vauereselli Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congolacerta_vauereselli
2. Congolacerta vauereselli on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/178426/7544808

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