Overview

Distribution

Continent: Africa
Distribution: Republic of South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Swaziland, S Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), SW Kenya, C Tanzania; elevation 1400 - 2000 m, Zimbabwe  
Type locality: (Rios de) Sena, Tete, Mossambique.
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Continent: Oceania Asia
Distribution: China (Hainan), Myanmar (= Burma), S Thailand,  Malaysian peninsula, Indonesia (Sumatra),  Palau Pinang, Pulau Tioman  
Type locality: Singapore
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Acanthosaura armata

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

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Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

TCCCGATGATTCCTCTCCACCAACCATAAAGATATCGGAACCCTGTACTTTCTCTTCGGCACCCTGGCAGGCCTTACGGGC---TCTCTGGTGAGCCTTCTCATTCGAGCCCAGCTCCTCCAACCAGGACAAGCCCTCGGCGGA---GACACCATTTATAACGTGTTCATTACATTTCATGCACTAGTAATAATCTTCTTCATGGTAATACCGATCATAATCGGAGGCTTTGGAAATTGACTAGTCCCACTTATG---TTGGGGGCCCCAGACATGGCCTTCCCCCGAATAAACAACATAAGCTTTTGGCTACTACCCCCATCATTCTTCCTTCTCCTCACCTCTTCAATGTTCGAAACCGGCGTAGGGACCGGATGAACCATCTACCCCCCACTCTCCAACAACATCGCCCACTCTGGGCCCTCAATAGACCTA---GCCATCTTCTCCCTACACTTAGCAGGCATCTCCTCTATCCTAGCTGCCATCAATTTTATAACCACCTGCATCAACATAACCCCACCCCTCACCTCACCCTTCACCTGACCTTTGTTTGTCTGATCCGTGTTTCTTACCGCAATCCTGCTACTCCTATCACTTCCGGTCCTAGCCGCA---GCAATCACAATACTCCTCCTAGATCGAAACCTCAACACAACATTCTTTGATCCCTCCGGAGGGGGAGACCCAATCCTATTCCAGCACCTATTTTGATTTTTCGGTCACCCAGAAGTTTATATCTTGATCCTACCAGGTTTTGGAATCATCTCACACATTGTGACTCACTATTCAAACAAAAAA---GAACCCTTTGGCTACCATAGCATAGTCTGAGCCATATCCACTATTACCGTACTAGGCTTCGTAGTTTGAGCACACCACATATTTACTGTAGGCCTAGATATCGACACTCGAGCCTATTTTTCTGCAGCCACTATAACCATCGCCGTACCGACCGGAATCAAGGTATTCAGCTGAACCACA---ACCATTTTCGGAG
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Acanthosaura armata

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Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Agama armata

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Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Agama armata

The tropical spiny agama (Agama armata) is a species of lizard from the Agamidae family, found in most of sub-Saharan Africa. The species is found in South Africa, Mosambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Swaziland, southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), southwestern Kenya, and central Tanzania.[1]

Description[edit]

A small ground-dwelling agama, it reaches a length of 22 cm and is coloured grey, brown, or red with pale crossbars along the vertebral pale stripe. Displaying males' heads are coloured green or blue.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Agama armata at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database
  2. ^ Spawls, S., Howell, K.M. & Drewes, R.C., Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa, Princeton:Princeton University Press, 2006.
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