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Vyas R. Breeding data on Blanford’s Rock Agama Psammophilus blanfordanus (Stoliczka, 1871) from Gujarat State, India. JAD 2021; 3 (1) :120-126
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Blanford’s Rock Agama, Psammophilus blanfordanus is an Indian endemic species of lizard in family Agamidae. A pair of the species was kept in captivity for six months for a breeding biology study. The female laid six eggs (average size 12.61 x 8.13 mm) in the month of August and hatchlings emerged after 34 days of incubation. Ambient temperature ranged between 27.5 to 31.5 °C. Average hatchling size was 24.15 mm snout to vent length and 33.63 mm tail length. All of the six eggs hatched.
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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Ecological Diversity
Received: 2020/12/29 | Accepted: 2021/01/21 | Published: 2021/08/26

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