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Nucras intertexta (Spotted sandveld 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: Lacertidae (lacertids, wall lizards) > Genus: Nucras

Nucras intertexta (Spotted sandveld lizard)  

Nucras intertexta, Northern Cape. [photo Verburgt L. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]

 

Predators and parasites

Recorded as prey of Accipiter badius (Shikra, Little banded goshawk) and Buteo vulpinus (Steppe buzzard)