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Laudakia stellio

Laudakia stellio
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-09-27
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 250
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-19 0:18
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Points: 6
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Family: Agamidae

Genus: Laudakia

Species: L. stellio LINNAEUS, 1758 [TR:]Dikeni keler [EN:]Roughtail Rock Agama

Subspecies of Laudakia: Laudakia stellio brachydactyla (HAAS 1951), Laudakia stellio cypriaca (DAAN 1967), *Laudakia stellio daani (BEUTLER & FRÍR 1980), Laudakia stellio brachydactyla (HAAS 1951), Laudakia stellio salehi WERNER in LACHMANN et al. 2006, *Laudakia stellio stellio (LINNAEUS 1758), Laudakia stellio vulgaris (SONNINI & LATREILLE 1802)

Synonims: Agama stellio Linnaeus, 1758, Stellio stellio Linnaeus, 1758

Distribution area: E. Europe, Middle East. N. Africa.

Habitat: Roadside, rocky places, Semi-desert places

Altitude: 0-1900 m

Total body length: up to 40 cm

Activation period: April-September

Reference: http://www.turkherptil.org

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Good point of view, showing all the animal. Very good detail and nice background.
One of the interesting lizards of the middle east.
regards yiannis

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2012-01-19 15:32]

Hello Volkan,
beautiful and interesting image with excellent sharpness and perfect POV; nice warm colours. Well done!
Thanks for sharing

Hallo Volkan
A great image of this lizard perched on the rock, showing its tailpiece so beautifully. The clarity of its eye is great. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

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