A lizard with a blue spot

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Evgeny Kotelevsky
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A lizard with a blue spot

Post by Evgeny Kotelevsky » April 23rd, 2017, 8:25 am

I encountered a Acanthodactylus boskianus lizard with an unusual blue spot in Nahal Lavan (Negev Desert, Israel). Does anybody have any ideas about what could cause the apperiance of this spot? Injury? Genetic disorder? Or something else?

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Re: A lizard with a blue spot

Post by Antonsrkn » April 24th, 2017, 9:07 am

Any herpetologists working in the area? Looks like its been marked with paint or something similar to allow individual ID from a distance.

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Re: A lizard with a blue spot

Post by rpecora » April 24th, 2017, 11:09 am

That looks like it's in the skin not on the skin. Most likely a scar. Looks more grey to me.

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