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Ichnotropis bivittata 

Actual scientific name :   Ichnotropis bivittata 
Old scientific name :   Ichnotropis bivittata 
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English name :   Angolan Rough-scaled Lizard
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Description :   17 to 20 cm. Back is brown with a black, pale-edged dorsolateral stripe. Lips are yellow. Belly is white. Flanks are red. Tail is long. No collar.  
Habitat :   Savannas.  
Behaviour :   Terrestrial and diurnal. Probably short-lived like the aother species of the genus who die shortly after laying one or two clutches of eggs.  
Diet :   Insects. 
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