They're a very hardy chameleon. They are currently around 3 1/2 inches in length. Cordylus tropidosternum and Cordylus jonesii are often referred to as Dwarf Sungazers. It lives in rock outcrops in grasslands and dry, wooded mountain slopes. For the external links , refrences click here to read the full wikipedia article, 1- Cordylus mossambicus and Cordylus regius, courtesy to : sites.google.com/site/girdledlizard/flame-belliedgirdledlizards. Adult Female Super Bell Albino Enigma (Patternless) Leopard Gecko, African Fat Tail Gecko (Hemitheconyx caudicinctus) Striped Baby, African Fat Tail Gecko (Hemitheconyx caudicinctus) Banded Baby, African Fat Tail Gecko (Hemitheconyx caudicinctus) Adult, Albino Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius) BABY, Albino Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius) Juvenile, Albino Leucistic Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius) Adult, Albino Leucistic Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius) BABY, Albino Leucistic Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius) Juvenile, Ambanja Panther Chameleon (Fucifer pardalis), Ambilobe Panther Chameleon (Fucifer pardalis) Juvenile, Anerythristic Panther Gecko (Pareodura pictus) Adult. In C. mossambicus, the loreal scale (directly behind the nasal) completely separates the nasal from the preocular (runs between the loreal and the eye). This, for me, is proof of just how different this species actually is from the other Cordylid species. This information will be updated after I examine preserved specimens in museums and look at more live specimens. Panther Chameleons are one of the most colorful chameleons in the world. HABITAT: 10 - 20 gallon aquarium or similar cage with 2 hides - one warm (80 - 85F) and one cool (room temperature). SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eublepharis macularius At least then you will probably have one species (but no guarantees).
This is something I am happy to do as and when creditable, substantiated information or observations become available. DESCRIPTION: Adult Females and juveniles of S. regius and S. mossambicus are nearly identical.
several pairs from one shipment.
Sungazers are heavily armoured lizards hence one of their common names, the Girdled Lizard. The bellies and sides are gray with orange and black mottles on the lower jaws and throat. Flame-bellied Armadillo Lizards are only available as wild caught (WC) individuals. They are around 3 to 4 weeks old and feeding well on small mealworms and 1/2 inch crickets. In C. regius the loreal only partially separates the preocular from the nasal (there is an anterior projection of the preocular that runs above the loreal and contacts the nasal. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hemitheconyx caudicinctus DESCRIPTION: We have some Captive Bred African Fat Tail Gecko Babies for sale.
They are around 6+ months old and feeding well on large mealworms and full grown crickets.
Rarest of the rare.
Mozambique girdled lizards reach 137.5 mm from snout to vent and 281 mm in total length (based on a captive individual). They eat a wide variety of small insects (especially beetles and grasshoppers), millipedes, spiders, and occasional small vertebrates. If you buy a lizard from us, you can be sure it's guaranteed to arrive alive and in great condition. Juveniles look like the females but have more cream to yellow stripes and spots. Heat pad under warm... SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hemitheconyx caudicinctus
Male Flame-bellied Girdled Lizards are the exception. I hope this web site will go some way to address this lack of information. This information will be updated after I examine preserved specimens in museums and look at more live specimens. DESCRIPTION: We have several Juvenile Albino Leucistic Leopard Geckos for sale. MAXIMUM ADULT SIZE: 8 - 10" Males are dark brown to black above with bright orange undersides and black throats. Click the reptile pictures below to be taken to the corresponding list of lizards available for purchase.
In S. regius, their heads are pale brown. Male C. regius have orange throats with dark mottles and (?) Note: directly below these scales are the labials (upper lip) and the labial underneath the nasal always has an upward projection that partially separates the nasal from the loreal. I have one male and female from a single shipment that have both occipital and loreal characteristics for C. mossambicus, their pictures are on this page. From 2001-2005, they were rarely imported and cost around $65-80 each online.
The Sungazer was placed into a new genus – Smaug, along with 7 other species, and given the new binomial name of Smaug giganteus. I have spent many hours collecting and compiling the scattered information, while conversing verbally and in writing with people from all across the world. At least then you will probably have one species (but no guarantees). They are currently around 3 1/2 inches in length. The middle photo is an adult female. Distinguishing between Cordylus mossambicus and C. regius (especially the females) is difficult, if not impossible, without first knowing the locality where they were collected key. One should be able to distinguish the two species using the following information. The characteristic I like to use is the loreal scale, but I also need to make sure that the occipital spike confirm the ID. underground reptiles supplies some of the best lizards for sale in the world! Panther Chameleons are one of the most colorful chameleons in the world. Some juveniles have a yellow spot on the upper lip in front of the eye. They're feeding on Superworms and... SCIENTIFIC NAME: Paroedura pictus
The name Zonure and Lord Derby’s Lizard have all but vanished from use. Lizards for sale online at discount prices. MAXIMUM ADULT SIZE: 8 - 9" The fact that you have found your way to this site and are reading this introduction, suggests that you are interested in finding out more information on the Sungazer Lizard!! In C. mossambicus the outer pair is the longest, in C. regius the peniultimate pair is longer. Females are dark brown to black above with small flecks of white or cream around the neck and base of the tail; the bellies are gray to cream in color. The Adult Leopard Geckos current size is... SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eublepharis macularius DIET: Variety of insects. Lizards for sale. The Mozambique girdled lizard is also called the Gorongosa girdled lizard or Cordylus gorongosa (not a valid taxon name). Females and juveniles are dark brown above with small cream spots scattered on the neck and back. He can be hand-fed and will remain under the basking lamp when someone enters the room. Presentation at Drayton Manor on the 13th and 14th May.
With the launch of this site I hope to bring together organisations and individuals throughout the world to share their own first-hand experiences of this species, whether it is privately, within zoological collections or in the wild. One should be able to distinguish the two species using the following information. I have a juvenile (?) One of my males, Blackbeard (top photo), can be picked up and has never attempted to bite. The Baby Leopard Geckos current size is around 3... SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eublepharis macularius 3- The Mozambique girdled lizard - Cordylus mossambicus or Smaug mossambicus . A second juvenile (?)
You can find out more on our. With such a diverse group of lizards being kept in the modern hobby, there is no surprise at their growing popularity. 3- The Mozambique girdled lizard - Cordylus mossambicus or Smaug mossambicus : The Mozambique girdled lizard or flame-bellied armadillo lizard (Smaug mossambicus) is a large, flattened, girdled lizard found in the Gorongosa Mountains in Mozambique and low elevations in the Chimanimani Mountains at the border of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Most individuals do not tolerate handling and will bite and defecate when caught. DESCRIPTION: We have some Captive Bred African Fat Tail Gecko Babies for sale. This web site should be seen as an ever evolving source of information and as more information is exchanged between keepers of this species it may be necessary to amend certain aspects of this site. The lower photo is a juvenile (?) First presentation of the year at Glasgow University on Thursday 19th January. MAXIMUM ADULT SIZE: 8 - 10" First described in 1844 by the Scottish naturalist, Dr. Sir Alan Smith, this species is known by many different names such as; Sungazer, Giant Girdled Lizard, Zonure, Lord Derby’s Lizard or Ouvolk. Adult males are dark black with bright orange bellies. For first time keepers we recommend you read our caresheets thoroughly to understand the differences between them. Younger animals are more colourful with yellow and black bars or stripes on their body, which fades as they mature. They are around 3 to 4 weeks old and feeding well on small mealworms and 1/2 inch crickets. DESCRIPTION: Imported Adults male.
Adults reach a size of about 38 centimetres (14.6 inches) from snout to tail tip, are dark brown in colour on their upper body becoming a yellow-straw colour on their flanks and underside. Buy lizards online from xyzReptiles with Overnight Shipping and Live Arrival Guarantee! People often confuse this species with other members of the Cordylid family, most commonly the Armadillo Lizard – Ouroborus cataphractus (previously Cordylus cataphractus), when threatened this species will often grab its tail and rolls into a ball to protect its soft under belly. Many of you will have come up against a distinct lack of quality information on this species, either in books or on the internet. It is a one of a kind. Then there is a lone male that has mossambicus loreals and regius occipitals and the orange throat is fading to black. Individuals are exported through Mozambique for the pet trade. In 2007, larger numbers were imported and the price rose to $200 per pair or higher. 4- The armadillo girdled lizar d - Ouroborus ( Cordylus ) cataphractus . The international meeting place for people to obtain and exchange information and observations on this threatened species. DIET: Variety of insects. Rarest of the rare. They are around 2 + months old and feeding well on large mealworms and 3/4 inch crickets. Should Cordylus mossambicus and Cordylus regius actually be considered one species with distinct populations on isolated mountain tops? I do not consider myself a world authority on this species. we have one of the greatest selections you will find including abronia, horned lizards, frilled dragons, basilisks, sailfin dragons, caiman lizards and more. DESCRIPTION: We have several Baby Albino Leucistic Leopard Geckos for sale. DESCRIPTION: We have several Juvenile Albino Leopard Geckos for sale. Males are distinguished from the closely related regal girdled lizard (Smaug regius) by the black chin and throat (yellow chin, mottled throat in S. regius) and the presence of a brown patch in front of the cloaca on the belly.