Thursday, December 27, 2012

Singapore Lizards

Suborder Lacertilia


Fox-faced Gecko (Aeluroscalabotes felinus) Peninsular Rock Gecko (Cnemaspis peninsularis) Frilly Gecko (Cosymbotes craspedotus) Flat-tailed Gecko (Cosymbotes platyurus)
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Peter's Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus consobrinus) Singapore Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus majulah) Peninsular Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus semenanjungensis) Four-clawed Gecko (Gehyra mutilata)
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Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko) Spotted House Gecko (Gekko monarchus) Large Forest Gecko (Gekko smithii) Brooke's House Gecko (Hemidactylus brookii)
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Common House Gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) Indo-Pacific Gecko (Hemidactylus garnotii) Dwarf Gecko (Hemiphyllodactylus typus) Mourning Gecko (Lepidodactylus lugubris)
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Brown's Flap-legged Gecko (Luperosaurus browni) Horsfield's Flying Gecko (Ptychozoon horsfieldii) Kuhl's Flying Gecko (Ptychozoon kuhli)
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Earless Agamid (Aphaniotis fusca) Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella) Changeable Lizard (Calotes versicolor) - Introduced
Black-bearded Flying Lizard (Draco melanopogon) Five-banded Flying Lizard (Draco quinquefasciatus) Common Flying Lizard (Draco sumatranus)


Brown Tree Skink (Dasia grisea) Olive Tree Skink (Dasia olivacea) Striped Tree Skink (Lipinia vittigera) Mangrove Skink (Emoia atrocostata)
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Common Sun Skink (Eutropis multifasciata) Striped Sun Skink (Eutropis rugifera) Garden Supple Skink (Lygosoma bowringii)
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Clouded Monitor (Varanus nebulosus) Dumeril's Monitor (Varanus dumerili) Water Monitor (Varanus salvator)

Introduced Species

In addition to the Changeable Lizard, there are other introduced species, such as this Brown Anole (Anolis sagrei).

Brown Anole (Anolis sagrei) at Satay by the Bay ©Danny Lau


  2. Systematics and natural history of Southeast Asian Rock Geckos (genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887) with descriptions of eight new species from Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia
  3. New record of peninsular bent-toed gecko in Singapore


  1. Thank you for your informative blog about the wild animals of Singapore. I have some questions about Draco lizards and wanted to ask if I could email you privately to see if you can help? Many Thanks

    1. You can email me through my profile page.

  2. Was that tokay just running around the zoo or is that in an enclosure