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Erg agama

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Order  Squamata
Scientific name  Trapelus tournevillei
Phylum  Chordata
Class  Reptilia
Suborder  Sauria
Rank  Species
Erg agama
Similar  Trapelus ruderatus, Yellow‑spotted agama, Brilliant ground agama, Trapelus mutabilis, Savigny's agama

The Erg agama (Trapelus tournevillei ) is a species of lizard in the Agamidae family.

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Etymology

The specific name, tournevillei, is in honor of French herpetologist Albert Tourneville.

Geographic range

T. tournevillei is found in Algeria and Tunisia.

Habitat

Its natural habitat is hot deserts.

Conservation status

It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

Erg agama Wikipedia


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