Calotes desilvai Morningside Lizard
Also known as:
Ceylon Black-band Whistling Lizard
Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri LankaAugust 15, 2019
Morningside Lizard (Calotes desilvai) Morningside Lizard (Calotes desilvai)
Another one of Sri Lanka's large assortment of endemic agamids, named in honor of the Sri Lankan biologist, herpetologist, and magician (!), Anslem de Silva.

This species was described in 2005 and is known only from one small highland forest area. At top is a male; at bottom is a female.

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