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Agama kaimosae (Common Agama, Rainbow Lizard)


Adult Weight [1]  100 grams
Birth Weight [1]  1 grams
Male Weight [1]  100 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 4 months
Male Maturity [1]  2 years
Clutch Size [1]  8
Clutches / Year [1]  2
Incubation [1]  56 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  1 year
Snout to Vent Length [1]  4.331 inches (11 cm)


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Guinean Forests of West Africa Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Togo No
Horn of Africa Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Oman, Somalia, Yemen No


Psammophis phillipsii (Olive Grass Racer, Phillips’ Sand Snake)[2]


Parasitized by 
Foleyella agamae <Unverified Name>[3]
Foleyella candezei <Unverified Name>[3]
Oochoristica agamae <Unverified Name>[3]
Strongyluris brevicaudata <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, W/C/N Democratic Republic of ;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
2Food Habits of the Snake Psammophis phillipsi from the Continuous Rain-Forest Region of Southern Nigeria (West Africa), GODFREY C. AKANI, EDEM A. ENIANG, ITOHOWO J. EKPO, FRANCESCO M. ANGELICI, AND LUCA LUISELLI, Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 208–211, 2003
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund