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Platysaurus intermedius (Common flat lizard)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia > Chordata > Craniata > Vertebrata (vertebrates)  > Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) > Teleostomi (teleost fish) > Osteichthyes (bony fish) > Class: Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) > Stegocephalia (terrestrial vertebrates) > Tetrapoda (four-legged vertebrates) > Reptiliomorpha > Amniota > Reptilia (reptiles) > Romeriida > Diapsida > Lepidosauromorpha > Lepidosauria > Squamata (lizards and snakes) > Family: Cordylidae (girdled lizards and relatives) > Genus: Platysaurus

Platysaurus intermedius (Common flat lizard) Platysaurus intermedius (Common flat lizard)
Platysaurus intermedius intermedius male, Limpopo. [photo Haas F. , from SARCA Virtual Museum] Platysaurus intermedius rhodesianus female, Limpopo. [photo Alberts A.J. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]
Platysaurus intermedius (Common flat lizard) Platysaurus intermedius (Common flat lizard)
Platysaurus intermedius rhodesianus male, Limpopo. [photo Theron N. , from SARCA Virtual Museum] Platysaurus intermedius intermedius male, Northern Cape. [photo Maritz B. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]

Predators and parasites

Recorded as prey of Buteo augur (Augur buzzard).