Hypsilurus boydii

Hypsilurus boydii

Image of Boyd's Forest Dragon

(Boyd’s Forest Dragon)

FAMILY

Agamidae

Species

Hypsilurus boydii

Common Name

Boyd’s Forest Dragon

Main colour

Brown

Body size

Snout to vent 14 – 16 cm; tail 28-33 cm depending on sex

Campus

Cairns

Description

The body is brown to dark brown. The distinctive features are the loose yellowish skin below the chin bearing large white scales or spines. Cheek scales are enlarged. Large pointed scales form a prominent crest on his head, scales or spines then continue along the centre back.