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Observations on the ovipositional behaviour of the Nilgiri forest lizard Calotes nemoricola (Jerdon, 1853). (Squamata: Agamidae) in Hulikal, Karnataka, India

@inproceedings{Balakrishna2012ObservationsOT,
  title={Observations on the ovipositional behaviour of the Nilgiri forest lizard Calotes nemoricola (Jerdon, 1853). (Squamata: Agamidae) in Hulikal, Karnataka, India},
  author={S. Balakrishna and N. Achary and A. Kumar},
  year={2012}
}
medium sized (maximum length 475 mm, as recorded by Smith, 1935) arboreal lizard known to inhabit the mid elevation evergreen forests of the Western Ghats in India (Das, 2001). The lizards are generally green in colour, diurnal and actively forage on branches of saplings and bushes (Smith, 1935). The information on the ecology and natural history of this species is limited. Though the lizards are known to breed in June, the breeding behavior or ovipositional behaviour has not been clearly… Expand

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