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Long-tailed grass lizard (Takydromus sexlineatus)

Long-tailed grass lizard (Takydromus sexlineatus) is an animal species in Lacertidae, a tropical lizard with a long and slender body, a sharp head, long legs, a very long tail, scales have a striped pattern, living arboreal in grass and forest bush , agricultural land and abandoned lands.

T. sexlineatus is 29 cm long with more than half of it being a tail. Coarse scales with transverse stripes and forming a square. The top and bottom are separated by a black line that runs from the neck to the hips.

Dlium Long-tailed grass lizard (Takydromus sexlineatus)


The top is fawn or olive brown with dark linear stripes. The underside is bright yellow or light green. The lower tail is pink. The legs are brown, the toes are long and slender.

Long-tailed grass lizards are often found around grassy fields, dry rice fields, open bushes and forests with open areas exposed to direct sunlight and are often found sprinting through grass or basking on small bushes. Often perches on the tips of leaves or grass in the morning.

Active during the day to eat small insects including flies, moths and small grasshoppers. This lizard will cut its tail when threatened. The broken tail can move to distract the predator, while the lizard flees to safety.





Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Lacertidae
Subfamily: Lacertinae
Genus: Takydromus
Species: Takydromus sexlineatus
Subspecies: Takydromus sexlineatus ssp. ocellatus, Takydromus sexlineatus ssp. sexlineatus

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