Ceratophora aspera


Ceratophora aspera

Ceratophora aspera is a Rough-horn Lizard from Sri Lanka.

Distribution

Range : Endemic to Sri Lanka

Distribution in Sri Lanka' : In lowland Dipterocarp forests and secondary forests in the wet zone

Identification

Distinguish from all the other Ceratophora by the presence of a complex rostral appendage, comprising more scales than rostral scale alone. The lateral body scales are small and more or less regular shape.

Natural history

A terrestrial species found on leaf-litter in well shaded forests. Usually found in pairs. Two soft shelled eggs are laid.


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