Base Elements

Colour

The dorsum is brownish with a tinge of golden colour; a light brown stripe margined above with deep black starts from the supraciliary margin and gradually passes along the lateral aspects of body and tail; a second stripe borders the upper lip and passes

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Rarity Data

Not rare or endangered.

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Size

Standard length 50 mm.; tail length 100 mm.

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Body And Scales

Dorsal scales subequal, much smaller than the caudals, in oblique series converging towards the vertebral line; ventral scales are large in 6 longitudinal and 24-28 transverse series (the median pair is narrowest); 42-50 scales round the middle of the bod

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Upper head shields are strongly keeled and extensively striated, smooth; a projecting margin is formed by the strong ridges on the anterior lips; canthus rostralis is sharp; the nostril is between two large swollen nasals which are followed by 1-2 small p

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Limbs

Digits with sharply keeled lamellae beneath, the hind-limb reaches to the ante-humeral fold or just beyond the ear in the male and only up to the axilla in the female;

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Tails

tail is cylindrical; femoral pores are 12-16 on each side.

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Habitat Location Distribution

Habit & Habitat

Insectivorous, burrowing, diurnal and oviparous
Insectivorous
Fossorial
Dirurnal
Oviparous

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