Taxon profile


Red-headed Rock Agama
Agama agama (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Agamidae - agamas »  genus Agama - agama

Other names

= African Rainbow Lizard
= Common Agama
= Rainbow Agama
= Red-headed Agama




Intertaxon relationships

predator: Leptailurus serval (Schreber, 1776) - Serval

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Agama agama agama (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Agama agama savattieri Rochebrune, 1884

Links and literature

HERPETOZOA 21 (3/4) Wien, 30. Jänner 2009: First report of introduced African Rainbow Lizard Agama agama (LINNAEUS, 1758) in the Cape Verde Islands
Data retrieved on: 16 May 2010
Herpetology Notes, volume 2: 73-77 (published online on 3 June 2009) Philipp Wagner, Frank Glaw, Kathrin Glaw, Wolfgang Böhme: First record of Agama agama (Sauria: Agamidae) from Madagascar and identity of the alien population on Grande Comore Island
Data retrieved on: 16 May 2010
KEVIN M. ENGE, KENNETH L. KRYSKO, AND BROOKE L. TALLEY: Distribution and ecology of the introduced african rainbow lizard, Agama agama africana (SAURIA: AGAMIDAE), in Florida
Data retrieved on: 16 May 2010

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Names (not confirmed) - 6


i species introduced to area described by check-list