IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Description

Medium-sized lizard, largest with a SVL of 284 mm; average tail/SVL = 1.3. Similar to L. s. brachydactyla; differs as follows: Mid-back longitudinal band of enlarged scales is more heterogeneous, composed of large scales surrounded by much smaller ones; spiny rosettes on flanks less well developed; tail proportionately shorter; dorsal coloration pale olive-gray, with whitish dorsal spots, less contrasting even in breeding males; tail bars less conspicuous.

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